[PyQt] private sip?

William Kyngesburye woklist at kyngchaos.com
Sun Jul 1 15:14:18 BST 2018

I found it.

Seems to be a silly requirement for PyQt5.  A problem is that sipconfig.py was not installed with a private sip, this will break things for me down the line.  Maybe a bug - it is created in the source and does have PyQt5 as the sip_module_dir.

> On Jul 1, 2018, at 3:10 AM, Florian Bruhin <me at the-compiler.org> wrote:
> 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.
> Florian
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