[PyQt] PyQt v4.3a1 Binary Installer for Windows

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Mon Jun 25 08:57:42 BST 2007

On Monday 25 June 2007 1:18 am, Giovanni Bajo wrote:
> >>   * I'm not sure installing assistant/designer/linguist in c:\python25
> >> is the right way to go. Why don't you put them into c:\program
> >> files\pyqt? I am not so sure about the location of
> >> pylupdate/pyrcc/pylrealease.
> >
> > I didn't want to mess with PATH.
> There's no reason assistant/designer/linguist must reside in the PATH. As
> long as you add a Start menu shortcut to them, I think people won't miss
> them from PATH (or if they really want, they can go adding the directory
> themselves). I don't think PATH is really needed for most non-console
> applications. And that's why I'd rather pylupdate/pyrcc/pylrelease stay in
> the PATH by default.

If the console apps stay on PATH then the others should as well for 
consistency's sake - even if I am the only person who starts designer from 
the command line.

The other reason for keeping them in the same directory as the interpreter is 
that only one qt.conf file is needed.


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