[PyQt] Comppiling QScintilla with python 3.2
akabaila at pcug.org.au
Wed Jun 15 02:04:32 BST 2011
After long trepidation, I started moving my python scripts from python 2.x to
Pleasant surprise - sip-4.12.3 and PyQt-x11-gpl-4.8.4 compiled without
Python 3.2 IDLE does not work well with this version of PyQt. Anyway, eric 5.x
would be better, so it is necessary to install python 3 version of QScintilla.
Downloaded QScintilla-gpl-2.5.1.tar.gz, expanded the tar ball and attempted to
Changed the current dir to QScintilla-gpl-2.5.1/Python/ and tried the first
$ python3.2 configure.py
It immediately responded with the message:
"Qsci/qsciglobal.h could not be found in /usr/include/qt4. If QScintilla is
installed then use the -n argument to explicitly specify the correct
I am using a freshly installed kubuntu 11.04 "natty" OS and had a python 2.x
version of QScintilla installed from ubuntu binaries. I thought that the
message may simply be because of the installed binaries, so "completely
removed" the installed QScintilla with the aid of "synaptic" program and tried
to repeat the first step of compilation. It failed again with an identical
message. I suspect I am doing someting wrong, but what?
So where do I go from here?
Your help will be greatly appreciated.
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