PyQt6 and SIP v6 Snapshots Available

Phil Thompson phil at
Tue Nov 17 16:30:52 GMT 2020

On 17/11/2020 15:37, Florian Bruhin wrote:
> Hey,
> On Sun, Sep 20, 2020 at 05:06:42PM +0100, Phil Thompson wrote:
>> PyQt6 and SIP v6 snapshots are now available on their respective 
>> download
>> pages.
>> Before you get too excited, PyQt6 currently builds against Qt5 but 
>> does
>> include the planned incompatibilities with PyQt5 (summarised on the 
>> download
>> page).
> It looks like this has changed in the meantime (despite the website
> saying "at the moment it builds against Qt v5", I get "sip-build: Qt v6
> is required, not v5.15.2").
> Is there a place I can get the latest PyQt6 snapshot which still builds
> against Qt5? I'd like to prepare as much as I can for Qt 6, but at the
> moment still can't test it, because QtWebEngine will only be available
> around Qt 6.1 or 6.2:

Sorry, no.

The current state is that QtCore has been ported and builds without 
warnings. It's disappointing to see how little is in Qt v6.0.


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