[PyQt] Regression in SIP sip-4.8-snapshot-20090409 wrt MappedTypes

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Sun Apr 19 21:33:08 BST 2009

On Sun, 19 Apr 2009 21:39:29 +0200, Simon Edwards <simon at simonzone.com>
> Hi,
> Phil Thompson wrote:
>> sipForceConvertTo_*() (and related functions) are internal and should
>> be used by handwritten code. If it isn't documented then you can't use
>> it.
> Thanks that helps a lot.
> Another question. 4.8 gives errors on PyKDE related it trying to use a 
> copy constructor or operator=() on some classes which don't have one or 
> have one which is private. It looks like SIP wants to use the copy 
> constructor to copy a returned value from a method and then fails. Has 
> anything changed? Have you got any tips about what I should be trying.

If a copy ctor is private then SIP should be told about it - see


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