Re: [kde-community] Usage of QNetworkAccessManager
- Date: Thu, 14 Jul 2016 09:38:23 -0700
- From: Thiago Macieira <thiago@xxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [kde-community] Usage of QNetworkAccessManager
On quinta-feira, 14 de julho de 2016 18:33:37 PDT Ben Cooksley wrote:
> Hi all,
> Just my regular reminder regarding usage of QNetworkAccessManager in
> your applications and libraries, especially when it comes to
> interacting with kde.org infrastructure.
> Unfortunately, from it's first iteration in Qt 4 QNetworkAccessManager
> was shipped with a severe and fundamental defect in that it does not
> follow HTTP redirects by default. Due to Qt behavioural and other
> compatibility promises they can never change this behaviour, not even
> in Qt 6.
> Please therefore ensure your application handles redirects
> appropriately (the form of the code will depend on the version of Qt
> in use) if you decide to use QNAM.
You do that by setting the attribute FollowRedirectsAttribute in your
Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
Software Architect - Intel Open Source Technology Center