Signals: Is this the expected behaviour of connect() ?

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Mon Feb 25 07:26:28 GMT 2008

Eduardo Robles Elvira wrote:
>And indeed, it seems that signals were designed somehow  to be only
> triggered by it's owner (and friends & parents).  You cannot do emit
> new
>A()->signalA(); inside B. It doesn't even compile because the signal
>is "protected". But then, as the given code shows, connecting signalB()
> to signalA() and triggering signalA(), works fine - so maybe this is a
> bug?


Signal to signal connection is allowed and part of the design.

  Thiago Macieira  -  thiago (AT) - thiago (AT)
    PGP/GPG: 0x6EF45358; fingerprint:
    E067 918B B660 DBD1 105C  966C 33F5 F005 6EF4 5358
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 189 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part.
URL: <>

More information about the kde-core-devel mailing list