[PyQt] QWidget event == no more GC for QWidget?

Sundance sundance at ierne.eu.org
Tue Jul 22 09:56:30 BST 2008

Alexei Puzikov wrote:

> Hello,
> Quick question: if I uncomment the moveEvent in the code below, the
> destructor isn't called anymore.
> I suspect I'm doing something wrong or missing something - anybody can
> clear the things up?

I think this is the same issue as was discussed here a while back:

SIP keeps a reference to virtual methods reimplemented in Python, 
meaning those methods and the objects they belong to never have a 
refcount of zero and never get garbage collected.

I believe this may be what Phil fixed just two weeks ago, though:

-- S.

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