[PyQt] ANN: New Releases and Packages

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Sat Jul 30 10:03:43 BST 2016

On 30 Jul 2016, at 1:17 am, Kyle Altendorf <sda at fstab.net> wrote:
> On 2016-07-27 13:09, Phil Thompson wrote:
>> On 27 Jul 2016, at 3:09 pm, Detlev Offenbach <detlev at die-offenbachs.de> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> would it be possible to include the Qt development tools like designer, linguits,... in the PyQt5 wheel? That would give a toolset like it was with the Windows binary installers.
>> I don't want to do that. Most wheel downloads will be automatic to
>> satisfy the dependencies of PyQt based applications. There is nothing
>> to stop somebody creating a separate wheel containing those tools.
> For what it matters, I agree that the wheel should serve the user, not the developer.  Aside from wheels, is there presently any binary distribution of the Designer plugin with the latest 5.7 release?  Or do I need to build that from source for my application development.

You need to build it from source.

Again it would be fairly easy for somebody to produce separate wheels for it. They wouldn't need much maintenance (as the code doesn't change) just new wheels as new versions of Python are released.


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