[PyQt] building SIP on FreeBSD

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Sat Jun 8 10:22:29 BST 2019

On 08/06/2019 01:04, Per Gunnarsson wrote:
> Hello!
> I have failed to install SIP using pip on FreeBSD.
> Using pip I got:
> Collecting sip
>   ERROR: Could not find a version that satisfies the requirement sip
> (from versions: none)
> ERROR: No matching distribution found for sip

At a guess you are using a version of Python for which wheels are not 

> When I looked in the source, there was a README with references to
> "normal installation instructions" and a build.py.
> I don't know anything about the normal installation instructions on
> python, and I did not find the file "build.py" which was supposed to be
> around when I downloaded with mercurial.
> I am grateful for pointers.

If you are wanting to write your own bindings you should build from the 
source package...



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