[PyQt] Question about pyqtlicense tool

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Sun Feb 19 22:10:51 GMT 2017

On 19 Feb 2017, at 6:02 pm, Elvis Stansvik <elvstone at gmail.com> wrote:
> The installation docs says:
> "Installing the Commercial Version
> It is not possible to provide wheels for the commercial version in the
> same way they are provided for the GPL version:
> the user’s license information has to be applied
> it is not possble to distribute a copy of the commercial version of Qt.
> [...]"
> I just have to ask: If I want to use PyQt under a commercial license,
> but against LGPL Qt, couldn't the license information be applied
> afterwards, after the wheel has been installed? It would be very
> convenient if I could just pip install PyQt from PyPI, and then apply
> the PyQt license (using some tool similar to pyqtlicense).

Most organisations would license the commercial wheel and pip install it from an internal server.


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