Correct Pyqtdeploy project with component plugins

Phil Thompson phil at
Mon Oct 17 15:55:19 BST 2022

On 17/10/2022 15:38, Patrick Stinson wrote:
> The pyqt-demo project in the pyqtdeploy source package has both the app
> source and component plugins in the project root. This can cause name
> conflicts between the component plugins and their associated python/sip
> modules when running the app code during development. What is the 
> intended
> folder / naming schema to avoid this?
> For example, I have a folder the typing_extensions module in
> ./lib/site-packages that is a dependency of some other modules I am 
> using.
> I've added ./lib/site-packages to sys.path in my app main(). AFAIK, the
> component plugin has to be ./, but that file gets
> imported before the one in site-packages which breaks the modules that
> simply "import typing_extensions".
> I'm sure I've missed a basic concept, just couldn't infer this looking 
> at
> pyqt-demo since it doesn't include custom packages.

I'm not sure what you mean but the default directory for searching for 
plugins is the directory containing sysroot.toml which I would expect to 
be in a sub-directory somewhere away from any application code.


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