[PyQt] pyqtdeploy problems

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Thu Mar 3 16:24:08 GMT 2016

On 3 Mar 2016, at 9:51 am, Jakob Simon-Gaarde <jakobsg at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I am trying to use pyqtdeploy for the first time. I have made a very simple PyQt5 application, main.py:
>     from PyQt5.QtWidgets import *
>     import sys
>     a = QApplication(sys.argv)
>     d = QDialog()
>     d.show()
>     a.exec_()
> I have made a pyqtdeploy project. From the dialog I have chosen main.py as my "Main script file". I have selected QtWidgets under PyQt modules and then I pressed "Build"
> This is the result:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python3.4/dist-packages/pyqtdeploy/gui/build_page.py", line 173, in _build
>     clean=bool(self._clean_button.checkState()))
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python3.4/dist-packages/pyqtdeploy/builder/builder.py", line 198, in build
>     standard_library_dir, job_writer, opt, resource_names)
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python3.4/dist-packages/pyqtdeploy/builder/builder.py", line 395, in _write_qmake
>     metadata = self._get_pyqt_module_metadata(pyqt_m)
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python3.4/dist-packages/pyqtdeploy/builder/builder.py", line 984, in _get_pyqt_module_metadata
>     return metadata[module_name]
> KeyError: 'QtW&idgets'
> It seems like the hot-key ampersand for QtWidgets is being used as a dictionary key - is that really right?

It would seem to be a (Linux specific) Qt bug where Qt is changing the text of a button under the covers.

There is now a workaround in hg.


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