[PyKDE] Re: embedding python widgets in C++ app

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Sat Jan 27 21:28:11 GMT 2007

On Saturday 27 January 2007 6:38 pm, Patrick Stinson wrote:
> Well, at the moment everything works (with the exception of the #undef
> slots problem) with the python framework that ships with OS X Tiger,
> and applying a patch means *moving to* building a custom interpreter
> for us. Personally I was very excited about how nailed down and easy
> deployment of sip and pyqt became with the qt-4 releases - which was
> anything but a selling point before that.
> As Miguel says, it would also be a shame that the import name would
> change between versions. I know the code is not in the beta stage that
> it was when I brought this up before, but I personally think that the
> PyQt4 package serves no purpose and should be removed entirely.
> Elementtree is becoming (already?) part of the stdlib, and uic and
> pyqtconfig should also live at the top level.

It's there to ensure that PyQt4 can be installed side-by-side with PyQt5.

> BTW, what ever became of the #undef slots problem, Phil? Did you ever
> add something for that?

Check the Changelog.


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