[PyQt] Copy constructors and assignment operator

Simon Edwards simon at simonzone.com
Sun Jun 14 14:27:18 BST 2009

Phil Thompson wrote:
> On Sat, 13 Jun 2009 16:04:35 +0200, Arve Knudsen <arve.knudsen at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Phil, can you please explain why SIP 4.8 makes use of the assignment
>> operator when wrapping a class' copy constructor?
> It doesn't as far as I know.
>> We have a couple of
>> classes that expose a copy constructor, but not the assignment operator
> and
>> the SIP generated wrappers no longer compile with 4.8 (4.7.x worked),
> since
>> the assignment operator is referenced.
> An assignment helper is (sometimes) generated which does assume that there
> is an assignment operator if there is a public copy ctor. I can change it
> to allow you to explicitly define a private assignment operator if this is
> not the case.

I seem to be hitting this problem too.

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