# [PyQt] Re: Can't compile PyQt snapshot on Windows

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Fri Jul 27 12:17:33 BST 2007

On Wednesday 25 July 2007 10:04 am, Arve Knudsen wrote:
> Well I haven't a clue how configure.py uses qmake, so maybe you could check
> with the trolls?
>
> Arve
>
> On 7/25/07, Phil Thompson <phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 25 July 2007 9:28 am, Arve Knudsen wrote:
> > > difficult ...
> >
> > If the problem is in Makefile.Release then it's a qmake problem.
> >
> > Phil
> >
> > > Arve
> > >
> > > On 7/22/07, Arve Knudsen <arve.knudsen at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > I "solved" this problem by configuring PyQt to concatenate source
> >
> > files
> >
> > > > into 8 pieces, so there would be less going on on the command line.
> >
> > Now I
> >
> > > > have another problem though. I have installed Python under C:\Program
> > > > Files and not directly under C:\, which doesn't fly with the PyQt
> >
> > build
> >
> > > > system. I had to fix the Makefile.Release in the "designer" directory
> > > > since it couldn't cope with the whitespace in Python´s installation
> >
> > path
> >
> > > > -- There were two -I directives to gcc: -I"C:\Program" and
> > > > -I"Files\Python25\include", in addition linking failed since the path
> >
> > to
> >
> > > > Python´s library directory wasn't quoted ( i.e., -LC:\Program
> > > > Files\Python25\libs).

I've added some quotes - which might fix it.

Phil