[PyKDE] pyuic4 error

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Tue Jan 30 21:54:56 GMT 2007

On Tuesday 30 January 2007 9:47 pm, TheMoon Seeker wrote:
> Hi!
> I'm trying PyQt and I have a problem when generating python file.. I'm on
> Ubuntu and I have installed python-qt4 4.0.1 and qt4.designer 4.2.0. I use
> the designer to create a simple gui with a Graphics View, then I saved it
> on test.ui. I generate py file by using this command : pyuic4 -o test.py -x
> test.ui and all is ok! But when I resize the QGraphicsView with the
> designer, save again and try to regenerate test.py, I've got this error :
> themoonseeker at virtualOne:~/Desktop$ pyuic4 -o test.py -x test.ui
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/bin/pyuic4", line 76, in ?
>     sys.stderr.write(e)
> TypeError: argument 1 must be string or read-only character buffer, not
> instance
> I don't what's happened!? Could someone help me?

First thing to do is to upgrade to PyQt 4.1.1. If you still have a problem 
then post the .ui file.


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