[PyKDE] Web article on wxWindows and PyQt

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Sat Oct 4 11:18:00 BST 2003

On Saturday 04 October 2003 12:56 am, Michael Andrews wrote:
> I don't know if anyone else saw this article (I found the link from the
> Python Daily URL):
> http://www.dalkescientific.com/writings/diary/archive/2003/09/27/PythonCard
> Most of the article talks about wxWindows and concludes that "...
> wxPython even now just aren't there yet."
> However, at the end of the article he mentions PyQt:
> "PyQt has its own set of problems, like the core dumps which arise from
> deleting objects in the wrong order. (There was one talk using Qt. The
> demos kept getting a core dump on exit because the code didn't ensure
> qtApp was deleted last.)"
> I've seen problems with my apps compiled with Qt 3.2.x (I don't even
> know if it is the same problem); but is this a wide spread problem?  In
> other words, are other PyQt application developers seeing these
> problems?

The problem of ensuring qApp isn't deleted too soon was fixed on 14th April 
2002. The first release after that was v3.2.


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