[PyQt] PyQt releases with private SIP?

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Sat Feb 18 18:34:43 GMT 2017

On 18 Feb 2017, at 6:23 pm, Mikhail Terekhov <termim at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Right now every time new release of SIP and PyQt5 comes out we need to
> recompile PyQt4 as well even if it was not changed. Would it be possible
> to have PyQt5 release with private SIP? That would make it much easier
> to have multiple PyQt versions installed simultaneously. Yes, it is
> possible to have separate VE for different versions but too many VEs
> quickly becomes VE hell.

You only need to recompile PyQt4 if the major version of the ABI changes. That should happen very infrequently.


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