[PyQt] problem in making pyqt up and running...
jebagnanadas at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 03:42:53 GMT 2009
Baz Walter wrote:
> the easiest thing to do is use the default install prefix of /usr/local.
> this will make sure that your "system" python installation is left
> completely untouched.
> before going any further, remove anything that you've already tried to
> compile and install yourself (but leave all your ubuntu python/pyqt4
> packages where they are).
> make sure you've the got the latest stable sip and pyqt4 sources from
> here: http://www.riverbankcomputing.com.
> start by compiling python3 (there's no need to specify a --prefix as it
> will default to /usr/local). then install it and test it by starting up
> a interpreter (i.e. run the command "/usr/local/bin/python3"). if
> everything works okay, close it down.
> next compile sip. it is vital that you use the python3 interpreter that
> you just installed to configure it. i.e. run "/usr/local/bin/python3
> sip_source/configure.py". the output of the configure script will tell
> you exactly where everything is going to be installed (e.g. "The SIP
> code generator will be installed in /usr/local/bin."). if everything is
> okay, make and install sip.
> next compile pyqt4. again, it is vital that you use the python3
> interpreter that you just installed to configure it. i.e. run
> "/usr/local/bin/python3 pyqt4_source/configure.py". once again, the
> output of the configure script will tell you exactly where everything is
> going to be installed. if everything is okay, make and install pyqt4.
> (note that pyqt4 may take quite some time to compile, depending on your
> that should do it!
> PyQt mailing list PyQt at riverbankcomputing.com
hurray!!!!!!! It worked like a charm.. Many Thanks to baz walter(for his
clear explanation)and to this forum..
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