[PyQt] licence issue

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Sat Jul 25 10:31:19 BST 2015

On 25/07/2015 9:38 am, Detlev Offenbach wrote:
> Am 25.07.2015 um 10:26 schrieb Phil Thompson:
>> On 25/07/2015 5:20 am, Kevin Mcintyre wrote:
>>> python configure.py --qmake=/home/ubuntu/Qt/5.5/gcc_64/bin/qmake -e 
>>> QtWebkit
>>> Querying qmake about your Qt installation...
>>> Determining the details of your Qt installation...
>>> This is the GPL version of PyQt 5.5.1-snapshot-7ff58420e62e (licensed 
>>> under
>>> the
>>> GNU General Public License) for Python 2.7.6 on linux2.
>>> Error: This version of PyQt5 and the commercial version of Qt have
>>> incompatible
>>> licenses.
>>> Must I buy a licence to build PyQt for QtWebkit or should I stay at 
>>> 5.4.1
>>> for Qt where this seemed to work?
>> Are you using the commercial version of Qt? If not can you send me the 
>> qtdetail.out file generated by configure.py?
> This is most probably the same issue already reported by me. THat was
> related to using Qt provided via the Online/Offline installer. Phil
> included a change in the recent snapshot.

He's using the latest snapshot. There seems to be little consistency in 
what QLibraryInfo::licensee() returns, either for the commercial or LGPL 
versions of Qt.


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