[PyQt] Segfault when the dbus connection is lost

Scott Kitterman debian at kitterman.com
Sat Apr 14 18:07:58 BST 2012

Phil Thompson <phil at riverbankcomputing.com> wrote:

>On Fri, 13 Apr 2012 11:52:31 -0300, "Alejandro J. Cura"
><alecu at canonical.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> first of all, since I'm new to the list I'd like to thank the people
>> responsible for PyQt a lot for making such a great project.
>> I'd like to report a bug: when using DBusQtMainLoop, I'm getting
>> SIGSEGVs when the DBus connection is closed. I've managed to
>> this from Ubuntu Lucid (PyQt 4.7.2) up to Ubuntu Precise beta 2 (PyQt
>> 4.9.1).
>> Attached is a script that when ran shows the issue, but not every
>> on my Precise machine it happens about 3 out of 10 times; on a Lucid
>> it happens every time.
>> Please let me know if I should attach any other info, or if there's
>> simple way to fix it that I'm missing.
>> BTW: I've seen this bug reported elsewhere[0] for projects using
>> but I'm not sure where I should report it for PyQt.
>> thanks!
>Should be fixed in tonight's PyQt snapshot.

I suspect I will be able to figure it out by diffing the two snapshots, but I'd appreciate it if you would provide the patch that fixes this so we can apply it to the current release.  Ubuntu is very close to release, so they aren't in a position to wait for the next PyQt release.

Scott K

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