[PyQt] PyQt 5.13.2 build error: module 'sipbuild.api' has no attribute ‘prepare_metadata_for_build_wheel'

Thijs Triemstra lists at collab.nl
Sun Nov 10 13:41:17 GMT 2019

Hi Phil,

I have no idea what a pyproject.toml file is, shouldn’t the help explain this? I will look for info on such a file elsewhere or try an older version of sip.



> On 10 Nov 2019, at 14:20, Phil Thompson <phil at riverbankcomputing.com> wrote:
> On 10/11/2019 13:10, Thijs Triemstra wrote:
>> Hi Phil,
>> I downloaded SIP 5.0.0 and tried to install it with Python 3.8. It’s
>> unfortunate not trivial because —help is broken:
>> $ sip-install --help
>> sip-install: pyproject.toml: unable to parse file: [Errno 2] No such
>> file or directory: 'pyproject.toml'
> Change to the directory containing the pyproject.toml file.
> Phil

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