[PyQt] How to compile with PyQt5?

Scott Kitterman debian at kitterman.com
Mon Aug 4 09:11:13 BST 2014

On Monday, August 04, 2014 11:36:58 Kovid Goyal wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 04, 2014 at 07:38:05AM +0200, Luca Beltrame wrote:
> > In data lunedì 04 agosto 2014 10:13:08, Kovid Goyal ha scritto:
> > > be identical for py2 vs py3, then I suppose distro packagers should just
> > > be using /usr/share/sip/PyQt5 and having one package overwrite the files
> > > for the other, seems a bit messy, but...
> > 
> > What's being done, at least in openSUSE, is having a single package with
> > SIP files that can be installed alongside with the Python 2 or Python 3
> > versions (or both at the same time). I think other distributions follow a
> > similar approach.
> As per a post earlier in this thread, Debian currently does not package
> PyQt5 for python 2 at all. 

Based on your stated need, I've gone ahead and added PyQt5 packages for 
python2 and one set of sip files in  /usr/share/sip/PyQt5 based on Phil's 

You need QScintilla2 python bindings build for Qt5 and python2 as well, right?

Scott K

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