[PyQt] PyQt backward compatiblity

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Fri May 23 18:46:08 BST 2008

On Friday 23 May 2008 5:41:20 pm Jul wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to install the last PyQt release (4.4.2) from sources over an
> older Qt version (4.2.1). My Qt version is provided by standard CentOS
> distribution, and I would prefer not reinstalling it from sources. When I
> compile PyQt, it fails miserably saying 'qgraphicswidget.h' does not exist,
> which isn't really a surprise as this feature appeared in Qt 4.4.
> So,  is PyQt4.4 can compatible with Qt4.2 ? If not, is there and older
> 'tar.gz'  compatible I could get somewhere ?

It's a bug. Find the %ModuleCode in qgraphicsitem.sip and guard the #includes 
with #if QT_VERSION >= 0x040400 - or just remove them.


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