ANN: PyQt v5.15.4 and v6.0.3 Released

Phil Thompson phil at
Fri Mar 12 12:48:30 GMT 2021

On 12/03/2021 12:46, Florian Bruhin wrote:
> Hey,
> On Wed, Mar 10, 2021 at 03:54:26PM +0000, Phil Thompson wrote:
>> PyQt v5.15.4 and v6.0.3 have been released - along with corresponding
>> versions of everything else.
>> The main purpose of these releases is to work around the pip issues 
>> when
>> updating to v5.15.3 and v6.0.2.
> Can you elaborate on what has changed internally? Is the only change
> that they depend on -Qt5 rather than -Qt wheels, and there, the Qt
> installation is stored in a "Qt5" rather than "Qt" subfolder?

That's correct.

> The reason I'm asking is that those wheels don't work properly with
> PyInstaller anymore (either fails to package it outright, or fails to
> find QtWebEngineProcess, or segfaults when creating the QApplication 
> [on
> macOS]).
> It's probably an easy fix, but before I try, it'd be good to know what
> actually changed.


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