[PyQt] sip issue in Makefile generation on *BSD with Qt5

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Sun Sep 30 10:11:15 BST 2018

On 27 Sep 2018, at 8:43 pm, Tho <tho at useless-ficus.net> wrote:
> Hi Phil,
> On Thursday 27 Sep 2018, at 09:18, Phil Thompson wrote:
>> I can't accept the patch as it affects all other UNIX platforms (AIX,
>> HP-UX etc). I will look at one that targets NetBSD explicitly.
> I understand your concern. However, I'm not sure if the platforms you
> cite have a different naming scheme for Qt5 libraries? The issue is
> not specific to NetBSD. It concerns all platforms supported by pkgsrc,
> thus virtually any unix platform.
> Anyway, if you want to target NetBSD explicitly, you can use the
> following test:
>  sys.platform.startswith("netbsd")

Sorry, I've changed my mind about making any change. The affected code has long been deprecated and I can't think why it would still be used. If it is still being used then any necessary workarounds would be in place.


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