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

Gerard Vermeulen gerard.vermeulen at grenoble.cnrs.fr
Mon Jun 25 16:51:12 BST 2007

On Sun, 24 Jun 2007 16:12:57 +0100
Phil Thompson <phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk> wrote:

> I've created a binary Windows installer for what will be PyQt v4.3 at 
> http://www.riverbankcomputing.com/Downloads/PyQt4/GPL/PyQt-gpl-4.3a1-Py2.5.exe
> The purpose of the package is to satisfy the needs of 95% of users -
> not 100%.
> At the moment this includes the following...
>   - the standard PyQt4 modules (except QtDesigner)
>   - QScintilla2
>   - pyuic4, pyrcc4, pylupdate4
>   - designer, assistant, linguist
>   - Qt and PyQt docs
>   - PyQt examples
>   - support for SQLite (but no other database drivers)
>   - support for PNG, SVG, GIF, JPEG (but no other image formats)
> In other words you don't need the Qt installer from Trolltech or
> MinGW.
> I plan to add eric4 and (probably) the SSL classes before the final
> release. I may remove the Qt documentation and just provide a link to
> Trolltech's website.
> The package isn't extensible. If you want to add additional Qt based
> modules (or additional database drivers or image formats) then you
> should build things yourself.
Does it mean that it is impossible to build a PyQwt installer
for this package? It was possible for PyQt-gpl-4.2-Py2.5-Qt4.2.3.exe
provided that I built sip and PyQt myself.


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