[PyQt] Moving PyQt programs to Python 3

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Thu Jul 14 09:28:48 BST 2011

On Thu, 14 Jul 2011 14:26:40 +1000, Algis Kabaila <akabaila at pcug.org.au>
> 1. Is it possible to detect which Python version PyQt has been
> built/compiled?  
> Just as the version of PyQt can be seen from PYQT_VERSION_STR and Qt
> QT_VERSION_STR, it would be handy to be able to see version of Python
> (perhaps 
> it is possible  :)


> 2. I do not know if it is intended to minimise the changes when moving
> with 
> PyQt from Python2.x to Python3.x.  It would be nice if that was the 
> case.
> The following example shows a file name open dialog that works in PyQt
> version 
> with Python2.x, but fails in PyQt version with Python3.2:



The different APIs supported by sip.setapi() are intended to be used as
portability aids.


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