[PyQt] Eric crashes in Debian testing (problem and fix)

Detlev Offenbach detlev at die-offenbachs.de
Thu Apr 23 18:20:23 BST 2009

On Donnerstag, 23. April 2009, Gudjon I. Gudjonsson wrote:
> Hi
>     I got the following bug report today:
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=525212
> Eric crashes at startup. The solution is to move/remove
> the .config directory. This is the second time I remove my
> .config directory, a week ago I spent meny hours on making
> vmware run until I found the problem.
> If anyone has any clue why this .config directory is so problematic
> I would like to know.
> Cheers
> Gudjon
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the .config directory is created by Qt when any application is using 
QSettings(). And that is, what eric4 does. Looking at the bug report on 
debian I think the QVariant problem seems to be related to a version mismatch 
between Qt/PyQt/sip.

Detlev Offenbach
detlev at die-offenbachs.de

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