[PyQt] Pinning sip versions in PyQt dependencies?

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Fri Feb 17 11:40:49 GMT 2017

On 17 Feb 2017, at 11:07 am, Florian Bruhin <me at the-compiler.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> currently when installing PyQt5==5.6 via pip, sip==4.19.1 is
> installed, which causes it to segfault in the future.
> To avoid this happening with future releases, shouldn't a PyQt release
> depend on something like  sip>=4.18,<4.19  if that's possible with
> wheels?

That would require a time machine unless I tied the internal ABI major version number to the SIP minor version number. Given the much greater emphasis on binary (vs. source) that might not be a bad idea.


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