[PyQt] FW: Welcome to the "PyQt" mailing list
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Tue Sep 25 12:14:06 BST 2018
On 2018-09-25 05:30, Adrian Murphy wrote:
> Ive tried to download the 5.11.2 zip file from your site, I get the
> download will start shortly, with a green 5 next to it, it doesn't
> actually get anywhere. When you click problem downloading and click
> the direct link, download the zip file and extract it locally. It
> doesn't seem to have any installers or exes in there. I have tried the
> same for 5.10.
> Ive also tried the Sourceforge site, get the same issues. I did manage
> to find a .whl file in one of the downloads, but wasn't sure how to
> convert this, if at all possible.
PyQt switched from the binary installers to the current Python binary
distribution system of wheels as of 5.6.
You use pip to install wheels. I generally recommend working in a
separate virtualenv or venv for each project and only really install
packages in those.
py -3.7 -m venv myvenv
myvenv\scripts\pip install pyqt5
I also recommend installing your own code in the virtualenv/venv using
pip, you'll need a setup.py for that. Generally when you install code
you are modifying you will use the -e option to pip such as
`myvenv\scripts\pip install -e .` where `.` is referring to the current
directory, or use whatever the path is to your project root (where the
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