pyqtdeploy-build with pyqtdeploy-sysroot --sysroots-dir

Phil Thompson phil at
Tue Nov 8 17:39:16 GMT 2022

That's pyqtdeploy-build and wouldn't help with the Qt problem.


On 08/11/2022 16:47, Patrick Stinson wrote:
> Oh no kidding. I looked but didn't see one, but I'm often quite blind.
> And sure enough, there it is:
> On Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 7:29 AM Phil Thompson
> <phil at> wrote:
>> On 04/11/2022 17:34, Patrick Stinson wrote:
>>> To get Qt to build in a sysroot on windows I had to do a
>>> pyqtdeploy-sysroot
>>> --sysroots-dir C:\sysroots instead of using the location of my
>>> sysroot.toml which
>>> is C:\familydiagram\sysroots. But it looks like the only place you
>> can
>>> tell
>>> pyqtdeploy-build where the sysroots dir is is in the gui under
>> Packages
>>> using a platform-dependent path string.
>>> Considering the windows max path limit is so problematic and the
>> error
>>> messages so cryptic (could use a note in the pyqtdeploy-sysroot
>> doc?),
>>> how
>>> can one set the sysroots dir in the pyqtdeploy project?
>> I've added a --build-dir option to pyqtdeploy-sysroot so you can
>> specify
>> something with a shorter path.
>> Phil
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