[PyQt] Cannot install PyQt 5 on Ubuntu 14.04 (Python 3.4)

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Tue Jan 10 22:08:26 GMT 2017

On 10 Jan 2017, at 6:45 pm, Ghislain Vaillant <ghisvail at gmail.com> wrote:
> Although there are wheels available for Python 3.4 now, it is still not possible to install PyQt 5 in a venv created on Ubuntu 14.04.
> I get the following error:
> ```
> pip install pyqt5
> Collecting pyqt5
>   Using cached PyQt5-5.7.1-5.7.1-cp34.cp35.cp36-abi3-manylinux1_x86_64.whl
> Collecting sip>=4.19 (from pyqt5)
>   Could not find a version that satisfies the requirement sip>=4.19 (from pyqt5) (from versions: )
> No matching distribution found for sip>=4.19 (from pyqt5)
> ```
> Checking on PyPI, there are only wheels for sip==4.19 for Python 3.5+ and no tarball at all, hence the failure.

There are no SIP wheels for Python v3.4 because it's less confusing to support the same versions across all platforms.


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