[PyKDE] SIP 3.3rc3 - tmake error

Doug Bell doug101 at xecu.net
Sat Jul 6 18:16:01 BST 2002

> >>>>I'm having trouble building sip-3.3-rc3 against qt2.  The build.py
> >>>>script gives an error, saying that tmake failed with an exit code of
> >>>>127.  I did set TMAKEPATH variable per the docs.  Am I missing something
> >>>>obvious?
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>I don't usually reply to my own posts, but somebody has to!  ;)
> >>>
> >>>I finally got pyqt-3.3-rc3 built against qt2 by switcing to qmake
> >>>instead of tmake.  It works fine this way, but it would be a problem for
> >>>anyone without qt3 installed along with qt2.
> >>>
> >>>I still don't know why I'm getting the tmake error.  I tested tmake with
> >>>one of my C++ Qt projects and it works fine.  Is anyone else building
> >>>sip & pyqt using Mandrake's tmake package?
> >>>
> >>
> >>Which version of tmake is it? Have you tried the version (1.8) from TT's 
> >>site?
> >>
> >
> >Okay, I upgraded from Mandrake's tmake v1.7 package to TT's v1.8 and it
> >works fine now.  Maybe the build script should check for the tmake
> >version?  Or does v1.7 not always fail?
> I knew that 1.7 generates the wrong compiler flags for Windows, I didn't 
> know it had other problems. Lazy mode on - it's a bit of a pain to 
> extract the version number.

Fair enough.  How about a note about it in the README?


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