[PyQt] Re: [Pyqwt-users] Using PyQwt with a statically linked Qt
dahlbokum at intes.de
Mon Sep 1 15:39:05 BST 2008
I'm still having problems building my interpreter. As far as I understand the
error occurs because pyqt and pyqwt are not linked against the same qt libs.
Here is what I did for my last try:
- built qt4.4.1 statically
- built qwt5.1.1 statically
- build python2.5.2 with qtcore, qtgui, qtsvg and qwt linked
(the whole archives)
- built sip4.7.7 dynamically
- built pyqt4.4.3 dynamically (with option -g)
- built numpy1.1.0 dynamically
- built pyqwt5.1.0 dynamically
Before building pyqwt I modified my PATH variable to ensure qmake will be used
from my statically built qt.
As I'm still running into the same error I'm still doing something wrong.
Is there a possibility to check which qt instance is used by pyqt and which by
Thanks for your help.
> On Tue, 15 Jul 2008 10:40:38 +0200
> Discussion and help list for PyQwt users
> <pyqwt-users at lists.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I am trying to install PyQwt into a fully functional installation of
> > python2.5.1
> > qt4.3.3 (tried also qt4.3.5) - commercial license
> > sip4.7.3 (4.7.4, 4.7.6)
> > PyQt4.3.3 (4.4.3) - commercial license
> > numpy1.1.0
> > I tried PyQwt 5.0 and 5.1 but both crashed with the following error:
> > ...must construct a QApplication befor a QPaintDevice...
> > QtCore and QtGui are statically linked into the python executable.
> > I set up a second configuration with qt dynamically linked (gpl
> > license) and everything works fine.
> > Is there a problem with a statically linked qt?
> > Thanks for your help.
> > Markus
> PyQt and PyQwt (and Qwt) have to use the same static Qt libraries.
> The easiest would be:
> - to handle the Qwt library as if it were the QtCore and QtGui libraries
> - to handle PyQwt as if it were the QtCore and QtGui modules
> However, you will run into license problem. You can contact me off-list
> to resolve it. See
> for an example of a license.
> As an alternative: I do not know if it is possible to link the PyQwt module
> dynamically against a Python executable containing static libraries
> of QtCore, QtGui and Qwt.
> You may also ask Phil, what is the best way to proceed, since he must
> have more experience than I handling those kind of questions.
> Best regards -- Gerard
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