[PyKDE] PyQt4 compilation failure: location of specs?
phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Tue Apr 4 23:17:56 BST 2006
On Monday 03 April 2006 5:34 pm, Giovanni Bajo wrote:
> Phil Thompson <phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk> wrote:
> >> I can't find a way to tell configure.py (in PyQt4, latest snapshot)
> >> where my specs file are located. In my Qt 4.1 installation (RPM by
> >> Suse), specs files are installed into /usr/share/qt/mkspecs. PyQt4's
> >> configure detects "qt_dir" as "/usr" (because qmake is located in
> >> /usr/bin/), so it tries
> >> look for spec files in /usr/mkspecs.
> >> I tried exporting a QMAKESPEC env with an absolute path. This works only
> >> half: configure.py uses os.join.path and correctly finds and parses the
> >> spec file, but the installed sipconfig.py knows nothing of QMAKESPEC, so
> >> when it comes to generating the Makefile adding an include directory for
> >> the qplatformdefs.h, it doesn't look in the environment and simply uses
> >> qt_dir + "mkspecs" (which ends up being /usr/mkspecs).
> >> I'm missing some pieces of information. How does qmake locate its spec
> >> files? Can't PyQt4 use the same algorithm so to workaround these
> > Does Suse set the QMAKEPATH environment variable?
> No, it's not set in the env, and I can't see any script in the qt RPM.
> > Once you build PyQt4, what the output of running...
> > print QLibraryInfo.location(QLibraryInfo.DataPath)
> /usr/share/qt, which is in fact the correct base path for specs files.
Tonight's PyQt4 snapshot gets the various Qt directories from QLibraryInfo
rather than assuming a standard layout.
Untested on Windows.
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