Spinning up compiled pyqt extensions

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Thu Oct 6 20:35:32 BST 2022

On 06/10/2022 19:20, Patrick Stinson wrote:
> Ah, I was confused since I thought that they weren't providing an 
> online
> installer for 5.15.2 anymore. I was wrong and the ubuntu installer 
> still
> has that version.
> So building sip extensions requires a gui to run the installer then?
> Somewhat reasonable since I guess a non-gui sip extension like mine is
> probably the edge case? I begrudgingly had to spin up this whole
> PyQt.QtCore C++ extension for backward compatibility with a lib that 
> uses
> qbytearray. Won't need it forever but am still tied to it. Maybe I can 
> just
> copy the bins from the installer to a headless machine.

I’m not sure but I think you can run the installer in a command line 


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