[PyQt] "This Windows version does not support the required Bluetooth API"
sda at fstab.net
Fri Jul 27 03:16:10 BST 2018
I thought of exactly this issue and even searched for such imports...
but still managed to miss the one file where I did this. All better now
and I'll share the knowledge in the links I shared initially.
On 2018-07-26 18:30, Jones, Bryan wrote:
> I struggled with this also. My comments on a fix:
> # The Qt Bluetooth API (which any import to ``PyQt5.Qt`` implicitly imports)
> # isn't compatible with Windows Server 2012 R2, the OS Appveyor runs.
> # Specifically, running on Server 2012 causes the test to display an error in
> # `a dialog box <https://github.com/mindfulness-at-the-computer/mindfulness-at-the-computer/issues/234>`_.
> # The alternative of using a newer Appveyor OS `fails <https://github.com/pyinstaller/pyinstaller/pull/3563>`_.
> # Therefore, skip this test on Appveyor by testing for one of its `environment
> # variables <https://www.appveyor.com/docs/environment-variables/>`_.
> @skipif(os.environ.get('APPVEYOR') == 'True',
> reason='The Appveyor OS is incompatible with PyQt.Qt.')
> Hope that helps!
> On Thu, Jul 26, 2018 at 4:37 PM Kyle Altendorf <sda at fstab.net> wrote:
>> My tests on AppVeyor recently started failing. When I logged in I found
>> a dialog saying:
>> This Windows version (6.3.9600) does not support
>> the required Bluetooth API. Consider updating
>> to a more recent Windows (10.0.10586 or above).
>> I am not intentionally using Bluetooth. I found a few reports of it
>> around the web.
>> Per these reports it seems to relate to PyQt5 >= 5.10 and Windows <=
>> I am trying to figure out the trigger since a running QApplication with
>> a QMainWindow is not sufficient to cause the dialog. I'll share
>> whatever more info I can collect but figured I'd check here in case the
>> issue is already known, or maybe even intentional dropping of support
>> for older Windows versions or somesuch.
>> PyQt mailing list PyQt at riverbankcomputing.com
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