Issue with pyqt5-tools package

Kyle Altendorf sda at
Sat Oct 3 21:53:52 BST 2020

On 2020-10-03 06:31, Detlev Offenbach wrote:
> I just installed the pyqt5-tools wheel via pip on my Ubuntu Linux
> system. When trying a "qhelpgenerator -v" I get the following error
> message.
> ---
> qt.qpa.plugin: Could not find the Qt platform plugin "minimal" in ""
> This application failed to start because no Qt platform plugin could
> be initialized. Reinstalling the application may fix this problem.
> Available platform plugins are: xcb.
> ---

Thanks for pointing this out.

> After I copied the '' from my Qt 5.15.1 installation
> into the pyqt5-tools package, the given command works fine. Please
> include this library (platform plugin) in future versions of the
> package in order to get a working environment for eric-ide.

See v1.7.4 for your favorite PyQt5 version.


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