[PyQt] Slot connections fail with newest snapshot

Florian Bruhin me at the-compiler.org
Thu Jul 21 13:51:16 BST 2016

* Phil Thompson <phil at riverbankcomputing.com> [2016-07-17 12:57:24 +0100]:
> >> The current behaviour is different, but what are you expecting to
> >> happen (given your class does not inherit from QObject)?
> > 
> > Oh, @pyqtSlot only works on classes inheriting from QObject? While
> > that makes some sense, that's news for me!
> > 
> > I think either it should just be ignored (like before?), or show some
> > useful error message like "pyqtSlot can only be used on classes
> > inheriting from QObject" or so. I also think this should be pointed
> > out in the docs for @pyqtSlot - while the examples do inherit from
> > QObject, it's not explicitly documented anywhere I think.
> You can use it in classes that are used as mixins with QObject derived classes.

Hmm, I see.

So for normal classes which are not QObject subclasses, @pyqtSlot was
simply ignored so far?

What about using @pyqtSlot on free functions (rather than methods)?
It seems that still works fine with the current snapshot - is that
ignored as well?


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