[PyQt] PyQt make failure

Demetrius Cassidy dcassidy36 at mass.rr.com
Sat Apr 11 18:07:19 BST 2009

Sounds like a problem with the C++ libraries.

Taken from the PyQt documentation:

You may need to install the MSVC2008 C++ runtime DLLs from 

Von Dreele wrote:
> I have the following installed on my WinXP SP3 system;
> MinGW 4.3.1
> Python 2.5.2
> Qt 4.5.0
> Sip 4.7.9
> QScintilla-gpl 2.3.2
> PyQt Py2.5.2-gpl-4.4.3 from the exe file.
> All appears to work except Eric4; fails on:
> QVariant::load(QDataStream &s): type  unknown to QVariant.
> on start up.
> I have written to Detlev directly about this.
> The PyQt version of QtAssistant fails on start up with the following:
> "Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library Runtime Error!
> Program: C:\Python25\Lib\site-packages\PyQt4\assistant.exe
> This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual
> way.
> Please contact the application's support team for more information"
> Not nice.
> This gives me pause in using PyQt/Qt compared to WX/WXPython for my
> applications development.
> Bob Von Dreele

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