[PyQt] generic exception handler

Steve Borho steve at borho.org
Thu Aug 19 18:31:36 BST 2010

On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 12:14 PM, Steve Borho <steve at borho.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 11:16 AM, Jeremy Sanders
> <jeremy at jeremysanders.net> wrote:
>> Steve Borho wrote:
>>> Is there a way to register a generic exception handler with PyQt to
>>> catch errors that happen in signal handlers?  I use a Python library
>>> that emits 3-4 exceptions somewhat randomly for some fairly common
>>> error conditions, and it would be nice to handle them all in one
>>> place.
>> You probably want sys.excepthook - see
>> http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/veusz/trunk/veusz_main.py?rev=1141&view=markup
>> for an example of catching exceptions to bring up a dialog.
> Thanks, that looks interesting, but I meant PyQt signal handlers not
> the POSIX variety.

Sorry, I was too quick to dismiss.  This does get called when any
unhandled exception occurs, which is what I need.

Steve Borho

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