[PyQt] Crosscomping sip with a sip.cfg file

Philip Balister philip at balister.org
Tue Sep 25 02:30:37 BST 2018

OK, I finally figured out enough Hg commands to determine the tip does
cross compile OK. And the 5.11.3 dev snapshot built also.


On 09/18/2018 05:16 PM, Phil Thompson wrote:
> On 18 Sep 2018, at 4:53 pm, Philip Balister <philip at balister.org> wrote:
>> On 09/08/2018 04:31 AM, Phil Thompson wrote:
>>> On 8 Sep 2018, at 12:25 pm, Philip Balister <philip at balister.org> wrote:
>>>> On 09/08/2018 04:39 AM, Phil Thompson wrote:
>>>>> On 6 Sep 2018, at 8:10 pm, Philip Balister <philip at balister.org> wrote:
>>>>>> I'm updating the recipe in OpenEmbedded to the recent release. I am
>>>>>> running into an issue where the python parts are ending up in the build
>>>>>> sysroot, not the image. So the packaging doesn't pick up the python
>>>>>> parts of sip.
>>>>>> I create a sip config with required paths, the line I see in the
>>>>>> generated sip.cfg is:
>>>>>> sip_module_dir =
>>>>>> /home/balister/opensdr/sdr-build-master-qemu/build/tmp-glibc/work/core2-64-oe-linux/sip/4.19.12-r0/image//usr/lib/python%(py_major).%(py_minor)/site-packages
>>>>>> which is where I want to the the sip module end up, but after config,
>>>>>> compile etc I see this in sipconfig.py:
>>>>>> 'sip_module_dir':
>>>>>> '/home/balister/opensdr/sdr-build-master-qemu/build/tmp-glibc/work/core2-64-oe-linux/sip/4.19.12-r0/recipe-sysroot/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/PyQt5',
>>>>>> Which is not where I need the module installed.
>>>>>> Any ideas? This has worked in the past.
>>>>> Difficult to say without more context. Also I'd suggest you try the current snapshot.
>>>> I tried the head of the Hg repo and had the same issue.
>>>> In the end, this patch on top of the tarball helps. Still puzzling over
>>>> getting PyQt5 going again though.
>>>> I'm not sure if this is correct, but the PyQT5 sip.so ends up where I
>>>> think it should.
>>> Can you try the attached patch to the current snapshot/repo?
>>> Phil
>> I can't get this to run configure at all:
>> [balister at thuvia sip]$ python configure.py
>> This is SIP 4.255.255 for Python 2.7.15 on linux2.
>> The SIP code generator will be installed in /usr/bin.
>> The sip.h header file will be installed in /usr/include/python2.7.
>> The sip module will be installed in /usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages.
>> The sip.pyi stub file will be installed in
>> /usr/lib64/python2.7/site-packages.
>> The default directory to install .sip files in is /usr/share/sip.
>> Creating sipconfig.py...
>> An internal error occured.  Please report all the output from the program,
>> including the following traceback, to support at riverbankcomputing.com.
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>  File "configure.py", line 1001, in <module>
>>    main(sys.argv)
>>  File "configure.py", line 989, in main
>>    macros)
>>  File "configure.py", line 273, in create_config
>>    "sip_module_dir":   sip_module_dest_dir,
>> NameError: global name 'sip_module_dest_dir' is not defined
> Sorry, I can't reproduce that. The obvious explaination is that you are not using the tip of the repo - but you say you are.
> Phil

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