Plans for PyQt6?

Phil Thompson phil at
Tue Apr 28 10:35:12 BST 2020

On 28/04/2020 10:20, Florian Bruhin wrote:
> Hey,
> Inspired by the thread about qmake, I was wondering what the plans for 
> PyQt6
> are in general.
> Right now I'm assuming:
> - The module name will change from PyQt5 to PyQt6, so applications 
> needing to
>   support both will need some kind of wrapper
> - There will be relatively few API changes outside of the ones in Qt - 
> right
>   now I can only think of unscoped enum access being removed:
> - PyQt6 will be released some time after Qt 6 itself, though I guess 
> nightly
>   snapshots will work against Qt 6 at some point before that:
> Does that sound about right?


I plan to start working with Qt6 much earlier than I did with Qt5 and 
would expect the release of PyQt v6.0.0 to be soon after the 
corresponding release of Qt.

Closer to the time I will be asking people about other changes to make - 
this being an opportunity to break things for the better.


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