[PyQt] dbus and PyKDE

Jonathan Riddell jriddell at ubuntu.com
Tue Apr 1 15:33:08 BST 2008

On Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 09:18:00PM -0800, Jim Bublitz wrote:
> On Thursday 27 March 2008 10:11, Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> > I'm trying to get a printer applet into KDE (see kde-core-devel),
> > however I can't actually use pyKDE because oxygen style and
> > KApplication load QtDbus which causes the application to freeze when
> > I'm using python-dbus.
> >
> > For example this app freezes when using KApplication but not when
> > using QApplication.
> >
> > http://kubuntu.org/~jriddell/tmp/minimal.py
> >
> > Does anyone have any ideas on how to work around this?
> I haven't ignored this - I just need to rebuild PyQt with dbus support to 
> check it out (and had another bug fix in the queue).. 
> I also don't have the Python cups module, and can't seem to find it for SuSE 
> 10.3 (download.opensuse.org is also down at the moment). Any idea where I can 
> find the source for it? I doubt it's the problem though, but won't know until 
> I finish rebuilding.


> QtDBus shows up if you ldd any of the PyKDE4 modules, but it's not expressly 
> linked by PyKDE4, so one of the Qt or KDE libs is sucking it in.

> And - menus don't work in PyKDE4 with the Oxygen theme. Haven't gotten to that 
> yet either (and am not looking forward to it).

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