[PyQt] Building sip for x64 on windows

Patrick Stinson patrickkidd at gmail.com
Fri Apr 24 00:27:44 BST 2020

That’s correct. Changing to use the native x64 command prompt that came with VS fixed it.


> On Apr 23, 2020, at 12:58 AM, Phil Thompson <phil at riverbankcomputing.com> wrote:
> 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.
> Phil

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