[PyQt] core dump in pyqt application

Andreas Pakulat apaku at gmx.de
Sun Jul 6 10:01:39 BST 2008

On 06.07.08 13:16:09, Iván García wrote:
> One of my users just reported this bug:
> ASSERT failure in QCoreApplication::sendEvent: "Cannot send events to objects owned by a different thread. Current thread f74470. Receiver 'MainWindow' (of type 'QMainWindow') was created in thread 9a7fc0", file kernel/qcoreapplication.cpp, line 269
> Cancelado (core dumped)
> How to avoid this problem? Is there a way to fix the problem within the  
> application code?

Yes, don't use sendEvent across threads, use postEvent. This is not 100%
clear in the documentation, except that sendEvent is explained to use
notify() directly. And obviously notify shouldn't be called from a
different thread.


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