[PyQt] python2 pyqt5 5.12.3 crashes when importing PyQt5.QtCore

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Mon Jul 1 07:11:33 BST 2019

Only manifests on python2, python3 is fine. Initially reported in

$ python -c 'import PyQt5.QtCore'
$ python2 -c 'import PyQt5.QtCore'
Fatal Python error: PyQt5.QtCore: Unable to embed qt.conf
Aborted (core dumped)

Tested with the following Arch Linux system packages:

$ pacman -Q python2 python2-pyqt5 qt5-base python python-pyqt5
python2 2.7.16-1
python2-pyqt5 5.12.3-1
qt5-base 5.13.0-6
python 3.7.3-2
python-pyqt5 5.12.3-1

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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