[PyQt] private sip?

Florian Bruhin me at the-compiler.org
Sun Jul 1 09:10:09 BST 2018

On Sat, Jun 30, 2018 at 09:10:16PM -0500, William Kyngesburye wrote:
> Sorry if this was answered already, I then missed it - I'm trying to build the latest PyQt5 5.11.1, but configure.py is complaining that it can't import PyQt5.sip:
> Error: Unable to import PyQt5.sip. Make sure you have configured SIP to create
> a private copy of the sip module.
> I don't see any option in sip (4.19.10) to build a "private" copy.

Took me a moment as well to figure it out, but it's this option:

  --sip-module=NAME     the package.module name of the sip module [default: sip]

i.e., passing --sip-module=PyQt5.sip will build sip as PyQt5.sip.


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