[PyQt] SIP build problem with VS2008 Express Edition

Demetrius Cassidy dcassidy36 at mass.rr.com
Tue Jan 26 21:54:04 GMT 2010

It's very likely that PyQt 4.4.4 uses some deprecated syntax that was 
removed in SIP 4.8. Are you not able to build using the latest PyQt4 

Darryl Wallace wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to build SIP v4.7.9 with VS2008 Express Edition and Python 
> 2.5.4 via the Visual Studio 2008 Command Prompt.
> When I attempt to run sip.exe from the c:\python25 I get the dreaded 
> R6034 Runtime Error!
> "R6034
> An application has made an attempt to load the C runtime library 
> incorrectly.
> Please contact the application's support team for more information."
> The odd thing is that sip.exe will run if left in the sip4.7.9\sipgen 
> directory.
> Has any one come across this?   I am trying to build PyQt4.4.4.
> Side note: I've just attempted to build SIP4.8.2 and SIP 4.10 and now, 
> these works properly.  But now when I run configure.py for PyQt4.4.4 I 
> get the following error:
> sip: sip/QtCore/QtCoremod.sip:73: syntax error
> Thanks,
> Darryl
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