[PyKDE] Re: clone member function deleting object

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Mon Mar 14 17:55:21 GMT 2005

>>>>>> On Mon, 14 Mar 2005 16:54:49 -0000 (GMT), "Phil Thompson"
>>>>>> <phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk> said:
>> You must either keep a reference or transfer ownership to C++ using
>> sip.transfer() - and make sure you call the C++ dtor explicitly at
>> some stage to avoid a memory leak.
>    I'll try sip.transfer().
>> What you haven't shown is the Python code that calls clone().
>    No Python code calls clone().   C++ class clone().   With what it
> gets back, it can display the function graphically and also preform a
> fitting process against a data set.   There are built in C++ functions
> the user can do the same with, but the idea is for the user to provide
> a custom function in Python.

So your C++ code that calls clone() does a Py_DECREF() on the result?


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