[PyKDE] PyKDE 3.11 snapshot

Hans-Peter Jansen hpj at urpla.net
Thu Apr 22 12:59:00 BST 2004

On Thursday 22 April 2004 05:55, Jim Bublitz wrote:
> I'm finishing a couple of test builds for PyKDE-3.11alpha5 and
> assuming those work OK, I'll be sending a tarball to Phil to put
> up either on the PyKDE page or in a PyKDE snapshot directory.


> This isn't the final release. It should build against any KDE
> version from 3.0.0 through 3.2.1 inclusive. It has (more or
> less) the final build system and I've fixed all of the bugs
> people have posted to the list (I think).

Did you manage to fix the strange type errors in the *menudemo.py 
and possibly even the kurldemo.py issue, I reported 03/17 to you 
and Phil?

> It requires sip >= 3.10.1 (3.10 isn't sufficient) and PyQt >=
> 3.11. I've tested it against SuSE 9.0/KDE3.2.1, SuSE
> 8.2/KDE3.1.1 and RH 9.0/KDE3.1.0. You'll also need to have
> installed the *config.py files that the new sip and PyQt create
> and install (usually in /site-packages). If you build from a
> tarball, those are created automatically - I'm not sure how
> packagers have been handling those. As always, you need to have
> sip and PyQt installed and the PyQt sip files installed as well
> (pyqtconfig.py should point to those).

Package builders should have taken them into account. At least in
the -devel package.

> I'll be doing more testing against different distributions and
> KDE versions and adding KDE 3.2.2 support over the next couple
> of days, and should have another snapshot available when that's
> completed. The final release still needs updated docs and a few
> other minor details cleaned up. I also haven't tested the

You may detail them to allow others to work them out for you..

> command line switches to configure.py, but will before the final
> release.
> I'd recommend that anyone experiencing problems with PyKDE 3.8
> installation upgrade their sip and PyQt versions and use the
> PyKDE snapshots or wait for the final release.
> Please report any build, compile or execution errors you run
> across to the list.
> Sorry for the long delay in getting this out.

No problem. Priorites have to be respected.

> Jim


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