[PyQt] overriding QAbstractFileEngine::beginEntryList

Jos van den Oever jos at vandenoever.info
Tue May 24 09:28:23 BST 2011

On Tuesday, May 24, 2011 09:49:35 AM Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> On 24.05.11 09:33:31, Jos van den Oever wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > QAbstractFileEngine is a great way to expose data as a file system. I'd
> > like to use it in PyQt4. I've implemented a working test program in C++
> > and attempted to implement the same version in PyQt4. Yet, the function
> > QAbstractFileEngine::beginEntryList is not being called.
> Just in case you haven't seen that yet, Nokia is going to drop
> QAbstractFileEngine for Qt5. I think they even deprecate the class and
> all related ones in Qt4.8 and add a new Filesystem-API that does not go
> through the file-engine stuff (or maybe they just change the existing
> classes, not sure right now).

That does not invalidate the current bug. Until an alternative emerges that 
works with Qt4, QAbstractFileEngine is the best way of exposing data as a file 


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