[PyQt] Uninstalling a wheel

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Thu Feb 16 12:22:20 GMT 2017

On 16 Feb 2017, at 11:49 am, Wolfgang Rohdewald <wolfgang.kde at rohdewald.de> wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, 16. Februar 2017, 11:40:17 CET schrieb Phil Thompson:
>> I never use the --user switch so can't comment on what it does.
> gentoo has a big warning:
> Running pip as root is not advised. It can render important system tools 
> like emerge useless.
> So if I understand you correctly, the PyQt5 wheel is not meant to
> be installed on gentoo?

I don't see how you draw that conclusion. The wheels are just wheels - nothing special about them. How you choose to use pip is up to you. If there are issues with using pip in a particular circumstance then that has nothing to do with PyQt.


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