[PyQt] PyQt 5.7.1 : pyrcc5 is not portable anymore
phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Tue Jan 10 12:45:45 GMT 2017
On 10 Jan 2017, at 12:10 pm, Paul <atrepaul at yahoo.com> wrote:
> This is on Windows 7 - 64bit, python 3.5.2.
> PyQt5-5.7.1 is installed by "pip install PyQt5"
> We are trying to upgrade from PyQt5-5.3.1 to PyQt5-5.7.1, but pyrcc5.exe is not portable anymore on 5.7.1.
> This works all right :
> C:\Python35\Scripts\pyrcc5.exe myResources.qrc -o myResources_rc.py
> Then, move the "Python35" directory anywhere else, and try again. Now pyrcc5.exe fails, and displays this message :
> Fatal error in launcher: Unable to create process using '"'
> It's a problem because we use a central location for PyQt/Qt on a file server, all Windows client computers have nothing installed on them (it's really useful when we need to upgrade something, there is only one location to modify).
> Is there a way to make pyrcc5 portable again ?
The executable is created by pip when you install the wheel. I don't know what constraints that imposes.
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