Pyqtdeploy plan for the end of qmake?
patrickkidd at gmail.com
Mon Aug 31 07:52:13 BST 2020
The pypi entry for pyqt5 says that qmake must be in the path for the sdist to be used. I have qmake (5.15.0) in my path but "pip install pyqt5” doesn’t install sip.h anywhere. I have always found it difficult to understand how pip works, even after reading their docs. What am I missing?
> On Aug 27, 2020, at 1:32 PM, Patrick Stinson <patrickkidd at gmail.com> wrote:
> Good to know. I suppose that leaves the sip executable (and in some cases the qmake executable).
>> On Aug 27, 2020, at 1:30 PM, Phil Thompson <phil at riverbankcomputing.com> wrote:
>> On 27/08/2020 18:40, Patrick Stinson wrote:
>>> One topic was to point out how difficult it is to develop sip
>>> extensions on windows, let alone on both Mac and windows. I can’t see
>>> how you were able to build a sip extension without sip.h or the PyQt
>>> .sip files, which are not included in the pip extensions. Maybe you
>>> could explain how you do this?
>> sip.h is part of the sip sdist/wheel.
>> The PyQt .sip files are part of the PyQt sdist/wheel.
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