[PyQt] PyQt5.7 and Python 2

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Fri Nov 25 23:03:49 GMT 2016

On 25 Nov 2016, at 7:34 pm, Sebastian Eckweiler <sebastian.eckweiler at twt-gmbh.de> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I know that PyQt5.7 wheels are only available for windows for Python 3.5+.
> Would building it from source against Python 2 be possible or is this prevented by the fact that Qt5.7 needs C++11 while python2 is build with Visual Studio 2008?
> I never quite understood the implications of having python itself and extension modules built with different compilers...

Try it and see. I don't test building PyQt5 on Windows with Python v2. Other platforms are fine.


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