[PyKDE] python 2.5 and pyKDE (was: compile error for pyqt)
jbublitz at nwinternet.com
Fri Nov 24 04:54:35 GMT 2006
On Thursday 23 November 2006 17:40, Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 23, 2006 at 01:44:05PM -0800, Jim Bublitz wrote:
> > On Thursday 23 November 2006 09:48, Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> > > On Wed, Nov 22, 2006 at 11:05:19PM +0000, Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> > > > When compiling pyqt 3 (3.16) with sip 4.5 I get an error
> > > >
> > > > sip: QColor::rgb() has overloaded functions with the same Python
> > > > signature
> > >
> > > Google found the fix being that I just needed pyqt 3.17.
> > >
> > > However now I'm having a problem compiling pykde with python 2.5.
> > > Python 2.4 works fine but 2.5 fails complaining about not being able
> > > to convert int*.
> > >
> > > Error at
> > > http://kubuntu.org/~jriddell/tmp/pykde.text
> > The type Py_ssize_t isn't defined in Python 2.4. I don't have Python 2.5
> > anywhere at the moment, so I can't tell if a long term fix is possible
> > without some conditional code for Python 2.5 (don't know what type
> > Py_ssize_t is).
> > If you want a quick fix, just find the offending variables and cast them
> > to Py_ssize_t (or declare them to that type).
> > I have a turkey to cook at the moment, so I won't be getting to this
> > today.
> Simon Edwards found a likely fix at
> However I came across another issue with PyKDE 3.17, it creates a
> symlink ln -s /usr/lib/kde3/libkonsolepart.so
> /usr/lib/konsolepart.so. That's not very elegant, but presumably is
> there with good reason. However it doesn't respect the DESTDIR=
> argument to "make install" meaning you can't install unless you are
> root, which causes problems in packaging. Could it respect DESTDIR in
> future releases?
kde3/lib/kde3 generally isn't visible for loading. I will change the DESTDIR
behavior, but the konsolepart support will be optional and not default in the
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