[PyQt] ANN: PyQt v4.6 and SIP v4.9 Released

Serge Montagnac obs.psr at wanadoo.fr
Mon Sep 28 09:20:59 BST 2009

Phil Thompson wrote:
> PyQt v4.6 and SIP v4.9 have been released and are available from the usual
> places.
> This more or less completes the development identified in the (now
> discarded) roadmap. In particular it means that QString and QVariant can be
> made to disappear completely. This is the default if you are using Python
> v3. Python v2 retains the old behaviour (for obvious compatibility reasons)
> but you can select the new behaviour using the new sip.setapi() call. All
> the examples will still run under Python v2 and v3.
> See the respective NEWS files for the details.
> Phil
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Hi Phil,

Standard report ... ;-(  more precisely:
linux mandriva cooker distrib
after upgrading and eric4 launch :

[serge at dualstar]$ eric4
Traceback (most recent call last):
   File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/eric4/eric4.py", line 47, in 
     from KdeQt.KQApplication import KQApplication
   File "/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/eric4/KdeQt/__init__.py", line 
20, in <module>
     import Preferences
"/usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/eric4/Preferences/__init__.py", line 
26, in <module>
     from PyQt4 import Qsci
RuntimeError: the sip module implements API v6.0 but the PyQt4.Qsci 
module requires API v5.0

Best regards,

"We all know Linux is great...it does infinite loops in 5 seconds.
                                                 Linus Torvalds"
     Serge Montagnac
    obs-psr at orange.fr

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