[PyQt] include "icudt53.dll, icuin53.dll, icuuc53.dll" ?

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Wed Jan 7 13:24:52 GMT 2015

On 07/01/2015 1:09 pm, Timothy W. Grove wrote:
> Does anyone have an idea of what the following .dll's are for?
> Cx_freeze includes them in a Python3.4-PyQt5 deployment adding about
> 23 Mb to my application. Removing them doesn't appear to make any
> difference on my computer, but I hesitate to distribute the
> application to others without them. Thanks for any response.
> Best regards,
> Tim Grove
> icudt53.dll
> icuin53.dll
> icuuc53.dll

They are ICU Unicode libraries. They are needed if Qt has been 
configured with the -icu option (the PyQt5 Windows binary installer does 
this) or if WebKit is used.

You can build your own version of Qt without using -icu.


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