[PyQt] Unquoted Python LIBS path while building PyQt5 5.14.1 in Windows

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Mon Feb 10 22:18:56 GMT 2020

On 10/02/2020 18:10, Kyle Altendorf wrote:
> I'm using sip-build as part of the pyqt5-tools build process (trying
> to catch it up...) and while it's running ok in GitHub Actions I am
> getting an error locally in Windows.  Cherry picking the part of
> interest (hopefully correctly):
>     LINK : fatal error LNK1181: cannot open input file 
> 'Files\Python38\libs.obj'
> That looks like an unquoted use of "Program Files".  I searched around
> in the build directory and found the following in three .pro files
> (I'm not building most of the modules).
>     INCLUDEPATH += $$quote(C:/Program Files/Python38/include)
>     win32 {
>         LIBS += -LC:\Program Files\Python38\libs
>     }
> This is part of SIP generation?  I'm guessing the LIBS should get
> $$quote()'ed as well?  Doing so seemed to fix the above error anyways,
> now time for me to dig into the rest.

It's PyQt-builder. The attached patch should fix it - or the current 

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