[PyQt] Stub files install location issues with configure.py

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Sun Nov 19 14:24:38 GMT 2017

On 17 Nov 2017, at 7:28 pm, Alvin Wong <alvinhochun at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently discovered that the stub files gets installed to the
> default Python site-packages directory even if the `--destdir` option
> has been passed to configure.py. From the page
> http://pyqt.sourceforge.net/Docs/PyQt5/installation.html#building-and-installing-from-source,
> it is written this way:
>> --stubdir <DIR>
>> The PEP 484 type hint stub files for the PyQt5 modules will be installed in the directory <DIR>. By default they will be stored in the same directory as the corresponding extension modules.
> The explanation seems to imply that the stub files will get installed
> to `<destdir>/PyQt5`, but they aren't. It makes me think either there
> is a bug with the configure script or the documentation needs to be
> clarified.
> Another issue I found is that, the actual option the configure script
> uses is `--stubsdir` with an 's'. Please also fix this in the
> documentation.

I've (hopefully) clarified the docs.


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