[PyQt] Inconsistent pylupdate5 behaviour on UTF8 data
corbelligiuseppe at mesdan.it
Wed Mar 4 15:59:06 GMT 2020
On 3/2/20 5:19 PM, Phil Thompson wrote:
> The fundamental problem is that in moving the code from Qt4 to Qt5 I did
> the least work I could get away with rather than doing the job properly.
Wasn't that supposed to be a desirable quality? To be a "lazy developer"?
> Can you confirm that you have a workaround for this?
Confirmed. pylupdate v5.14.1 + qt 5.12.5 (as found in Debian unstable)
do the job on Linux.
> I'd rather not try and fix it at this stage (given Qt6 is sooner rather
> than later). For PyQt6 I'd rather replace the whole lot with a pure
> Python implementation that compiles and inspects the Python byte code.
I did not really dig the details but the matter could also be into Qt
XML parser. Strange that nobody found this before...
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