Any tips or examples of building wheels dependent on PyQt5/Qt?

Jeremy Sanders jeremy at
Fri Dec 11 12:18:02 GMT 2020

Thanks for the link. I found that before but wasn't able to get it 
building against Qt. If anyone knows of an example, please let me know.



On 11/12/2020 13:13, Grzegorz Bokota wrote:
> You may try use this tool for setup python on all systems: 
> But I have no experience with building against Qt.
> Please remember to use manylinux2014 images if you would like to build 
> against newer version of Qt.
> Regards,
> Grzegorz Bokota
> pt., 11 gru 2020 o 12:42 Jeremy Sanders <jeremy at 
> <mailto:jeremy at>> napisał(a):
>     Dear all
>     Does anyone here have some recipe or tips for making wheels for a
>     PyQt5-dependent package that builds against Qt (using sip)? It
>     seems a
>     very difficult process.
>     Ideally I'd like to make wheels for Veusz on Linux, Windows and
>     MacOS.
>     It does build with sip5, but only in backward-compatibility mode.
>     I was trying to use github actions to do this, but it seems
>     difficult to
>     make a working setup, particularly using multilinux and the different
>     python versions. I came across aqtinstall which at least helps solves
>     installing the Qt development things.
>     Thanks in advance
>     Jeremy

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