[PyQt] how to install Pyqt4 on OS X ?

šãñ niceguysan at gmail.com
Wed Apr 24 06:57:29 BST 2013

i am using python 2.6 so probably Python2

and is this really required  - Install the latest Qt 5.0.2 for Mac (binary
install) from qt-project.org

if yes i would need Qt4

i am just going to use it to make apps in PyQt4 as of now...

On Wed, Apr 24, 2013 at 3:03 AM, James Ross <jrosslist at outlook.com> wrote:

> > > Refer to the previous thread about 4.10.1, phil said he was going to
> fix it soon but 4.10 worked fine for me.
> ahh... Let me clear something up that I was a bit confused about.
> This also applies to the thread I started, "[PyQt] PyQt v4.10.1 install
> Error on Mac OS X"
> Actually PyQt4 v4.10.1 *does* successfully install on the mac if you use
> the 'configure.py' (I just did it) and not the new 'configure-ng.py' (which
> is temporarily broke and will be fixed soon as per Phil's statement in
> previous thread!).
> After re-reading the doc's I see the following statements:
> "configure.py is the original configuration script that uses the build
> system of SIP v4 (i.e. the sip.sipconfig module)."
> "It will be supported for the life of PyQt4."
> "configure-ng.py is ... is the basis of PyQt5’s configuration script"
> So configure-ng.py is the current migration path towards a PyQt5! and your
> perfectly good to go ahead and use the current PyQt-mac-gpl-4.10.1.tar.gz
> but use the 'configure.py' script!
> I hope that clears it up!
> James
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