pyqtdeploy --resources does not split data files in app pkg dir

Patrick Stinson patrickkidd at
Mon Nov 2 17:05:02 GMT 2020

Thanks. I’m going to see if I can patch it to distribute based on file size more equally. Any unforeseen side-effects of that?

> On Nov 2, 2020, at 7:58 AM, Phil Thompson <phil at> wrote:
> On 28/10/2020 20:11, Patrick Stinson wrote:
>> —resources splits python modules into several qrc_pyqtdeployN.cpp but
>> still puts all non-python module files in one big source file. This
>> negates the utility of splitting the source files and makes for slow
>> builds with lots of data files in the resources list.
> It makes no distinction between non-Python module files and anything else. It allocates the same number of files to each .qrc file but doesn't take the size of a file into account. If you have lots of large data files in the same directory it is likely that these will be lumped together. The only work around I can suggest is to set the number of resource file to a higher value.
> Phil

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