[PyQt] Makespec issue when building PyQt4 against Qt5
phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Wed Mar 27 10:45:30 GMT 2013
On Sat, 23 Mar 2013 02:47:09 +0000, Baz Walter <bazwal at ftml.net> wrote:
> When building PyQt4 against Qt5, I got this error:
> Determining the layout of your Qt installation...
> Error: Unable to find the qmake configuration file
> Use the QMAKESPEC environment
> variable to specify the correct platform.
> I thought this might be a distro related problem, as the makepsec
> directory was not where it was expected it to be. However, after a bit
> of research, I discovered that the default install directories have been
> changed for Qt5 and a new option "-archdatadir" has been added (details
> can be found here: https://codereview.qt-project.org/#change,35495).
> I used QMAKESPEC to solve the immediate problem, but it would be nice if
> the configure script had support for "-archdatadir", as it appears that
> that is what distros should now use to specify the makespec directory
> (as opposed to "-datadir").
Try tonight's (untested) PyQt snapshot.
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