[PyQt] PyQt on OSX Snow Leopard notes

Giovanni Bajo rasky at develer.com
Fri Sep 11 17:39:59 BST 2009

On 9/11/2009 6:05 PM, Phil Thompson wrote:

> The current problems seem to be due to Qt being slow to support Snow
> Leopard, or maybe just slow to make Cocoa the default. I don't think PyQt
> should be expected to work around this temporary situation. I'd change my
> mind if you were to say that the Cocoa support was flakey and people will
> be sticking with Qt Carbon for some time to come.


Qt 4.6 will support Snow Leopard but *still* default to 32-bit Carbon. 
However, when selecting the Cocoa backend, it will default to 64-bit build.

Qt 4.7 will switch to Cocoa (and 64-bit) as default.
Giovanni Bajo
Develer S.r.l.

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