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

Phil Thompson phil at
Fri Dec 11 12:32:58 GMT 2020

On 11/12/2020 11:40, Jeremy Sanders wrote:
> 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.

PyQtChart etc are examples.


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