[PyQt] Qt v5.9.2 Support

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Tue Oct 31 15:26:05 GMT 2017

On 15 Oct 2017, at 11:31 am, Florian Bruhin <me at the-compiler.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 15, 2017 at 10:20:15AM +0000, Phil Thompson wrote:
>>>> There are some changes in the conversions of enums which means that
>>>> invalid values can now raise an exception. If you are using correct
>>>> values then you shouldn't see any difference.
>>> I'm not sure I follow - can you show an example of a line which didn't
>>> raise an exception before but does now?  Something like Qt.Alignment(1337)?
>>> Or passing a value which isn't in that enum to a method taking an enum?
>> Yes, both of those.
> What about things like Qt::ItemDataRole which has a range (starting with
> Qt::UserRole) for custom values? If I'm reading this right, something like
> calling .data(Qt.UserRole + 1) on a QStandardItemModel would break, but really
> shouldn't.

Sorry, my mistake. The only change in enum behaviour is that an invalid integer that will overflow will now raise an exception.


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