[PyQt] QtSql and releasing GIL

Arve Knudsen arve.knudsen at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 11:32:45 BST 2014

On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 12:29 PM, Phil Thompson <phil at riverbankcomputing.com
> wrote:

> On 22/04/2014 11:22 am, Arve Knudsen wrote:
>> I am experiencing this issue again.it [1]'s QtSql.QSqlQuery that
>> locks up the application, even though it runs in a non-UI thread. I've
>> confirmed that the main thread has relinquished control back to the Qt
>> event loop.
>> It's a total showstopper at the moment, so I'm considering querying in
>> a separate process instead.
>> Arve
> Sorry I've just realised that my comment below is completely wrong. The
> GIL is released for next() but nor for value() or any ctor. Can you confirm
> exactly which function it is locking up in?

I mean the QtSql.QSqlQuery ctor.

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