[PyKDE] PyQt

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.co.uk
Wed Feb 23 18:03:38 GMT 2005

> Hello,
> I have successfully got PyQt up and running on my SuSE 9.2 machine.
> I would also like to get it running on my SuSE 8.2 machine as well.
> However during configure I get the following error message:
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> SIP 3.5.75 is being used.
> An internal error occured.  Please report all the output from the program,
> including the following traceback, to support at riverbankcomputing.co.uk.
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "configure.py", line 1042, in ?
>     main(sys.argv)
>   File "configure.py", line 936, in main
>     sipcfg.error("This version of PyQt requires SIP v%s or later" %
> sipcfg.version_to_string(minv))
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/sipconfig.py", line 166, in
> __getattr__
>     raise AttributeError, "\"%s\" is not a valid configuration value or
> user
> option" % name
> AttributeError: "error" is not a valid configuration value or user option
> According to the the SuSE package information, the sip version on the
> SuSE 8.2 CDs is 3.5-75. The python version is 2.2.2-82 Because of
> this python version I cannot use the sip version 4.2.
> Can anyone tell me which version of sip I need to configure PyQt ?
> Also, can anyone tell me what I must do to get the PyQt error message
> above to fill in the parameters with numerical values so that I can
> see what it is trying to tell me ?

Assuming you are using PyQt v3.14 then (with that version of Python) you
need a current SIP v3 snapshot. Note that that particular combination
isn't tested - it may not even build. If you can, get a more modern
version of Python and bring everything up to date.


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