[PyQt] Plans for PyQt with respect to Qt 5.6
kovid at kovidgoyal.net
Sun Dec 20 12:58:31 GMT 2015
Just FYI, I have python 2.7.11 building and passing all tests with Visual Studio 2015.
I will be releasing calibre on windows which includes Qt and PyQt built
with VS 2015 sometime early next year.
On Sun, Dec 20, 2015 at 12:01:38PM +0000, Phil Thompson wrote:
> On 20 Dec 2015, at 11:50 am, Detlev Offenbach <detlev at die-offenbachs.de> wrote:
> > On Saturday 19 December 2015, 19:49:22 Dmitry Shachnev wrote:
> > > On Sat, Dec 19, 2015 at 01:11:09AM +0000, Phil Thompson wrote:
> > > > The "official" position is that PyQt supports the Qt releases, nothing
> > > > more, nothing less.
> > > >
> > > > However, if it easy to reference an external copy of QtWebKit (via new
> > > > flags to configure.py) then I'm happy to accept patches that implement
> > > > that support. Such patches will not be tested (except to make sure they
> > > > don't break regular builds).
> > >
> > > According to Qt developer Thiago Macieira there will be official QtWebKit
> > > 5.6
> > > tarballs available :
> > > | Actually, QtWebKit is guaranteed to work for at least a couple more
> > > | versions. We’ve just revisited the decision and will release a version
> > > | 5.6 of it that does compile.
> > > |
> > > | But it will not be included in the main binaries. You’ll need to build
> > > | from
> > > | sources.
> > >
> > Phil, how will you treat this situation with respect to the Windows installer, which includes a copy of the Qt libraries? Will it include QtWebKit?
> I don't know yet. I would really like the Windows installer to include only PyQt and none of Qt. With Python 3.5 and Qt 5.6 this is a possibility because there might be Python and Qt installers available built with the same compiler.
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