[PyQt] Building sip for x64 on windows

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Thu Apr 23 09:58:44 BST 2020

On 23/04/2020 09:45, Patrick Stinson wrote:
> I am attempting to build qt-5.14.2, python-3.6.4, sip-4.19.19, and
> PyQt5-13.1 on Windows.
> I built qt and python for x64, but sip only seems to want to build for
> x32 as shown in the following linker output. The only references to
> the token “arch” in configure.py are for Darwin. How can I configure
> sip to build for x64?
> Thanks!
> -Patrick
> -----------------------------------------------------
> Microsoft (R) Program Maintenance Utility Version 14.16.27034.0
> Copyright (C) Microsoft Corporation.  All rights reserved.
> /OUT:sip.pyd @C:\Users\patrick\AppData\Local\Temp\nm7852.tmp
> python36.lib(python36.dll) : fatal error LNK1112: module machine type
> 'x64' conflicts with target machine type 'x86'

configure.py doesn't know about your target architecture. It assumes 
that your MSVC environment variables have been set appropriately.


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