[PyQt] problem installing sip in windows

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Tue Nov 23 21:40:25 GMT 2010

On Tue, 23 Nov 2010 15:57:52 -0300, marcos hipe <marcoshipe at gmail.com>
> hi! i'm new in this list (and sorry for my bad english)
> i'm trying to install pyqt 4.8.1 in windows xp, so, i need to install
> (4.11.2).
> i installed MinGW (TDM-GCC really) to compile and python 2.7
> i did:
>    python configure.py -p win32-g++
>    mingw32-make
> and when i did:
>    mingw32-make install
> something like that appeared in the console:
> ...
> mingw32-make[1]: Entering directory `C:/Documents and Settings/user/E
> scritorio/programa facturas/instaladores python, etc/sip-4.11.2/siplib'
> copy /y sip.pyd "C:\Archivos de
> programa\Python2.7\Lib\site-packages\sip.pyd"
>         1 archivos copiados.                                 (IN ENGLISH
> strip "C:\Archivos de programa\Python2.7\Lib\site-packages\sip.pyd"
> copy /y "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Escritorio\programa facturas\
> instaladores python, etc\sip-4.11.2\siplib\sip.h" "C:\Archivos de
> programa\Pytho
> n2.7\include\sip.h"
> El sistema no puede hallar la ruta especificada.      (IN ENGLISH "the
> system can't find the especific path")
> mingw32-make[1]: *** [install] Error 1
> look that in the beginning is used the / separator (like in gnu/linux)
> no error happend, but, then is used \ (like in windows) and the error
> appeared.
> how can i solve that?? using other compiler? or modifying the makefile?
> ¿what do you recomend me?
> thanks a lot!

It may be related to spaces in the directory names.


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