[PyQt] PyQt5 5.7.1 Bug: debug build on Windows broken
phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Tue Jan 17 22:24:17 GMT 2017
On 17 Jan 2017, at 8:58 pm, Mathias Born <mathias.born at gmx.de> wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Phil Thompson [mailto:phil at riverbankcomputing.com]
>> Sent: Dienstag, 17. Januar 2017 13:01
>> To: Mathias Born <mathias.born at gmx.de>
>> Cc: pyqt at riverbankcomputing.com
>> Subject: Re: [PyQt] PyQt5 5.7.1 Bug: debug build on Windows broken
>>> It would be nice if there were an option to disable the use of the
>>> API for
>>> release builds.
>> I've added a --link-full-dll option to configure.py to force the full API
> DLL to be
>> linked. You should only need --debug if you want to build debug versions
>> the PyQt modules.
> Thanks, that new option will be very useful.
> However, please clarify "--debug". I understand there are now 4 distinct
> 'debug' build options:
> Run configure.py on python_d.exe with option "--debug".
> This creates debug versions of the modules which link against the debug
> version of
> Python and the debug version of the MS-runtime libs.
> I verified that this works.
> Run configure.py on python_d.exe without option "--debug".
> What happens here?
Links against the debug version of Python.
> Run configure.py on python.exe with option "--debug".
> This creates a configuration which cannot be built because Python does not
> the use of the limited API in debug mode.
--debug no longer requires a debug version of Python on Windows, so this creates debug versions of the modules (but untested).
> Run configure.py on python.exe with option "--debug" and the new
> Don't know whether this works, but it should create debug versions of the
> which link against the release version of Python and the release version of
> MS-runtime libs. (Is that right? You can't mix debug and release versions of
> the runtime
> What would this be good for?
Nothing that I can see.
> Don't get me wrong, I'm happy to have option (1), but isn't all this a
I don't think so. --debug (now) does one thing only. Using a debug build of Python does one thing only.
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