[PyQt] PyQt5.7 and Python 2

Kovid Goyal kovid at kovidgoyal.net
Sat Nov 26 02:43:03 GMT 2016

You should never mix compilers on windows. Instead build python 2 with
Visual Studio 15, see https://github.com/kovidgoyal/cpython

On Fri, Nov 25, 2016 at 08:34:43PM +0100, Sebastian Eckweiler 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...
>    Cheers
>    Sebastian

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Dr. Kovid Goyal 

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