[PyQt] How to get Qt signals delivered to a pure python thread.

Florian Bruhin me at the-compiler.org
Thu Jan 8 10:28:29 GMT 2015

* Ilya Kulakov <kulakov.ilya at gmail.com> [2015-01-08 16:25:54 +0600]:
> processEvents has an overload with a maxTime argument, isn't that
> > exactly what Ilya is looking for?
> > 
> >    Process pending events that match flags for a maximum of maxTime
> >    milliseconds, or until there are no more events to process,
> >    whichever is shorter.
> > 
> > http://doc.qt.io/qt-5/qeventloop.html#processEvents-2 <http://doc.qt.io/qt-5/qeventloop.html#processEvents-2>
> Unfortunately it does not work as expected. processEvents should be running _within_ qeventloop. As I understand it's designed to process events during some long term task which do not return execution.
> But it requires a blocking qeventloop.exec in the first place which I cannot afford to have.
> What I'm looking for, is something like qeventloop.exec(10ms).

Hmm. Couldn't you use a QTimer to call qeventloop.quit after 10ms? Not
sure if that'd work though.


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