[PyKDE] Building new Qt4 extension with sipdistutils

Dave Fancella dave at davefancella.com
Mon Oct 9 20:29:25 BST 2006

On Friday 06 October 2006 2:05 am, Dave Fancella wrote:
> My problem can be solved by PyQt4 just including the missing stuff, and
> under the circumstances I'll be happy to go to svn/cvs head of PyQt4 for a

There's a post about PyQt4 with Qt 4.2 that mentions "missing classes and 
missing methods".  Am I understanding it correctly then that the next version 
of PyQt4 will have this stuff?


> solution, i.e. there's no requirement that I stick with a stable release, I
> just need something that'll be a stable release within the next year, so
> this entire email can be disregarded if you guys can tell me PyQt4 will
> have QX11Embed* classes and also the x11 methods in QApplication and
> QWidget available to me.  :)  If you actually look at the code, you'll see
> a very primitive desktop environment.  The project is to build a
> python-based desktop environment with which I intend to pursue some
> alternate UI concepts I've got, and KDE 3.5 just doesn't stretch far
> enough.  KDE4 probably will, but this is fun!  :)  So naturally I need
> something like kicker that can receive certain x11 events when new windows
> are created so I can construct a taskbar of sorts.  And I want to wuss out
> on writing a terminal program and just embed xterm.
> I'm not even sure what question to ask, so there it is.  My problem.  What
> am I just not understanding that's causing this to happen?  I'm pretty new
> with building actual extensions with distutils, and this is my first run-in
> with sip, so there's plenty of room for me to just not know what I'm doing.
> Dave
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