[PyQt] Problem with Sip for Py3 on Debian/Ubuntu

Scott Kitterman debian at kitterman.com
Tue Jun 25 16:39:06 BST 2013

Phil Thompson <phil at riverbankcomputing.com> wrote:

>On Tue, 25 Jun 2013 20:46:57 +0530, Shriramana Sharma
><samjnaa at gmail.com>
>> On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 8:19 PM, Phil Thompson
>> <phil at riverbankcomputing.com> wrote:
>>> The code generator is the same for all Python versions.
>> Hi thanks for this quick [as always! :-)] reply!
>> So then it seems to me that the packaging should be changed.
>> the sip4 source package (http://packages.debian.org/source/sid/sip4)
>> produces these binary packages:
>> python-sip: runtime library
>> python-sip-dbg: runtime library (debug extension)
>> python-sip-dev: development files
>> python-sip-doc: documentation
>> python3-sip: runtime library
>> python3-sip-dbg: runtime library (debug extension)
>> python3-sip-dev: development files
>> It would seem that the common code generator should be moved to
>> python-sip-dev-common and python-sip-dev and python3-sip-dev should
>> both depend on it. python-sip-doc should also be moved to
>> python-sip-doc-common.
>> Does that sound about right? If OK, I can file a Debian bug for this.
>I don't care - nothing to do with me.

I'll take a look at it. 

Scott K

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