pyqtdeploy: sip API version mismatch

Patrick Stinson patrickkidd at
Mon Oct 24 16:50:42 BST 2022

Ah gotcha. I’ll give that a shot.

I was trying to build with 12.11 but was getting a crash at exit when
importing both a pure sip and a PyQt-builder extension in the same app exe.
So this is an attempt to revert the sip version to see if that fixes it.

On Mon, Oct 24, 2022 at 7:25 AM Phil Thompson <phil at>

> On 24/10/2022 16:09, Patrick Stinson wrote:
> > I'm getting the following error when loading the pyqtdeploy project
> > defined
> > by the attached files. The sip extension modules specify 12.8. How can
> > I
> > get PyQt5 to use 12.8 instead of 12.11 in the sysroot?
> Build PyQt5 with a version of SIP for which 12.8 was current - which I
> think was SIP v5.
> > RuntimeError: the sip module implements API v12.0 to v12.8 but the
> > PyQt5.QtCore module requires API v12.11
> Phil
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