[PyKDE] pyqt on macos not functional
phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Tue Apr 6 19:27:01 BST 2004
On Tuesday 06 April 2004 4:06 pm, Jay Lyerly wrote:
> I think I must be doing something bone-headed, but I can't get PyQt on
> Macos to work.
> I've compiled the following on OSX 10.3.2
> qt-mac-free 3.3.1
> PyQt-mac-gpl 3.11
> sip 3.10
> Everything compiled okay and installed. (I had to coax a few things
> since OSX wants shared libraries to be .bundle's and not .so's) When I
> run any of the examples, or a simple helloworld, I get nothing. Top
> shows python start up, do some work for a few seconds and then cpu
> usage drops to zero.
> python -vv foo.py shows the loading of all the shared objects and stops
> import sip # dynamically loaded from
> import qt # dynamically loaded from
> and it just sits there. No gui, no nothing. Behaviour is the same
> with python and pythonw. (pythonw does start up the dock icon.)
> I'm confused by the lack of errors. Do I need a snapshot or something
> instead of the realease code?
You say some contradictory things...
MacOS requires SIP v4.x not 3.x, but names like "sip.so" and "qt.so" are v4.x
generated modules - so which version have you installed?
SIP/PyQt doesn't used shared libraries, so you should need to do any
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