[PyQt] building SIP on FreeBSD

Per Gunnarsson per.gunnarsson at yandex.com
Sat Jun 8 12:05:36 BST 2019

On 2019-06-08 11:22, Phil Thompson wrote:
> 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
> provided.
>> 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...
> https://www.riverbankcomputing.com/static/Docs/sip/installation.html
> Phil

Hello again!

Thanks for the information. When I started looking for dependencies I
noticed there was already
a package in FreeBSD, I had just been confused about the name of the


Per Gunnarsson

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