[PyQt] Can't connect to QWebEnginePage::renderProcessTerminated

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Thu Feb 9 22:29:46 GMT 2017

On 9 Feb 2017, at 9:26 pm, Florian Bruhin <me at the-compiler.org> wrote:
> * Phil Thompson <phil at riverbankcomputing.com> [2017-02-06 17:12:52 +0000]:
>> On 6 Feb 2017, at 4:50 pm, Florian Bruhin <me at the-compiler.org> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I tried various ways of connecting to
>>> QWebEnginePage.renderProcessTerminated (see the attached file), but
>>> they all fail with:
>>> 	QObject::connect: No such signal QWebEnginePage::renderProcessTerminated(QWebEnginePage::RenderProcessTerminationStatus,int)
>>> 	Traceback (most recent call last):
>>> 	  File "render.py", line 23, in <module>
>>> 		page.renderProcessTerminated.connect(obj.slot1)
>>> 	TypeError: connect() failed between renderProcessTerminated(QWebEnginePage::RenderProcessTerminationStatus,int) and unislot()
>> I reported this as a Qt bug nearly a year ago. I'll chase it up.
>> Otherwise I might build in a workaround for future releases.
> I'm guessing it's this? https://codereview.qt-project.org/#/c/185148/
> Looks like the fix was abandoned because it's backwards-incompatible
> though.

I've suggested a compatible fix would be to add an overload for the signal.

> At least connecting to the view's signal works, but I think it'd be
> good if PyQt had a workaround for this if Qt can't fix it.

I think I'll do this anyway - but not for PyQt v5.8.


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