[PyQt] "Assertion failed: object has negative ref count" when running sip-build with python3.8-dbg

Dmitry Shachnev mitya57 at ubuntu.com
Thu Mar 12 16:29:39 GMT 2020

Hi Phil,

On Mon, Mar 09, 2020 at 06:28:59PM +0000, Phil Thompson wrote:
> On 08/03/2020 17:55, Dmitry Shachnev wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am working on switching Debian packages from sip v4 to v5 +
> > pyqt-builder.
> >
> > In Debian we build extensions for both the normal interpreter and the
> > debug one. However with sip v5 the latter fails.
> >
> > [...]
> Fixed in tonight's snapshot.

I can confirm that with that fix sip-build works fine, thanks!

Now I get again the error during installing, because sip-distinfo is called
before make installs all the files (I mentioned that earlier). Good thing is
that it can be easily fixed by running make install with -j1.

Dmitry Shachnev

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