[PyQt] Problem catching exception from SIP-wrapped function

Arve Knudsen arve.knudsen at gmail.com
Tue Sep 22 18:17:12 BST 2009

On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 6:28 PM, Phil Thompson
<phil at riverbankcomputing.com>wrote:

> On Mon, 21 Sep 2009 18:40:35 +0200, Arve Knudsen <arve.knudsen at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > I have run into this problem where a C++ exception is not correctly
> > translated into Python on Linux (it works under VC++ on Windows). The
> > exception is apparently not caught as it should, but looking at the
> > SIP-generated sourcecode I cannot see why (there is a try/catch block for
> > the exception). Any ideas as to what might be going wrong here? I have
> > tried
> > std::exception instead of my custom exception, and this gets translated
> > correctly to Python.
> >
> > Attached I have a simple library 'raiser', which is wrapped by the Python
> > module 'raiser'. In order to build it, first build a shared library from
> > 'raiser.cpp', then run 'configure.py' and make.
> Works fine for me on Linux with the current SIP snapshot. I did change your
> code first to make everything in-line so it wasn't necessary to build a
> separate library.

By inlining you remove the problem of interest, which is to propagate an
exception from one library to another. It also works for me when inlining,
so try my original version please.

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