[PyKDE] eric and PyQt4

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Fri Jan 6 09:19:50 GMT 2006

On Friday 06 January 2006 1:26 am, andreas at roedl.ch wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to get eric3 and PyQt4 running on my little Gentoo box. eric3 is
> actually running fine, but as soon as I install the latest sip snapshot, I
> get the following error, when I start eric3:
>   Fatal Python error: sip: Failed to add _C_API object to module dictionary
>   Aborted
> If I install an older version (4.2.1) of sip, eric3 works, but of course
> not PyQt4.
> So, basically I need two sip installs, one older version for eric3 and the
> bleeding edge snapshot for PyQt4. Any idea how I can achieve that?
> I'm pretty new to the whole PyQt stuff, by the way, but I think I love it.
> :-)

To use PyQt4 you must also have the latest SIP *and* PyQt3 snapshots 


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