[PyQt] Issue building PyQt4 4.9.2 on Mac OS X Lion

Santiago Reig santireig at gmail.com
Sat Jun 23 16:06:30 BST 2012

> I tried to build latest PyQt4 on Mac OS X Lion without success. The command
> python3 configure.py --verbose
> gives this output.
> Determining the layout of your Qt installation...
> /usr/bin/qmake -spec default -o qtdirs.mk qtdirs.pro
> Error: /usr/bin/qmake failed to create a makefile. Make sure you have a working
> Qt v4 qmake on your PATH or use the -q argument to explicitly specify a working
> Qt v4 qmake.

I was struggling all morning to get this fixed, but got that error
whatever I did. I was just recompiling my project again to get the
error and post it here.

I can confirm that it also happens with python 2.7.1 and 2.7.2, also
under Mac OS X Lion.


Santiago Reig

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