python segfaulting, MemoryError (PyQt)

Phil Thompson phil at
Tue Apr 28 11:25:08 CEST 2009

On Tue, 28 Apr 2009 11:18:31 +0200, "Diez B. Roggisch"
<deets at>
>>> As the documentation of pyqt clearly states, connecting signals doesn't
>>> increment the refcount on a passed slot, thus
>>>   you need to keep a reference to your slots around.
>> But it does increase the refcount for lambda slots.
> Has that changed? It has been a while, but I've been bitten by this
> so I was pretty sure about my answer.

Support for lambda slots was add in PyQt v4.1.1 (released December 2006).


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