[PyQt] PyQt5 for Python 2.7 on Windows 10

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Sat Jun 3 10:28:49 BST 2017

On 02/06/2017 23:28, Nathan Warmerdam wrote:
> I rebuilt using the arguments you suggested unfortunately that build
> simply did not work at all for me (imported but crashed when creating
> a QApplication).
> At this point I guess I’ll just continue to tinker with things on
> Windows 10 though I don’t really have a lot of ideas left.  I’m not
> really trying to build a wheel just trying to get it to behave so I
> can deliver it along-side my packages.  We don’t really install
> packages to python, our solutions are “add-ins” to mapping software
> which act basically like a drop in, as in you put it somewhere and the
> main application runs it from there.  Happy it works in Windows 8 but
> mystified that it will not work on Windows 10.

I'd go back to basics and install Qt as normal on Windows 10, and 
compile PyQt as normal on Windows 10 to at least establish that as 


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