SIP v5.3.0 Released

1 June 2020

SIP v5.3.0 has been released. This is a feature release.

  • The latest version of the module ABI is v12.8.0.
  • Added the get_metadata_overrides() and get_sip_distinfo_command_line() methods to the Project class, and the --metadata command line option to sip-distinfo. Together they allow a script to override any PEP 566 metadata values specified in the pyproject.toml file.
  • Added the gui-scripts project option to specify a list of GUI entry points to create. sip-distinfo has a corresponding --gui-script command line option.
  • Added the minimum-macos-version project option to specify the minimum version of macOS supported by the project.