[QScintilla] unable to find "QtGui/QtGuimod.sip" building QScintilla

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Wed Sep 5 22:07:50 BST 2007

On Wednesday 05 September 2007, Claudio A. Quezada R. wrote:
> Hi, i've got a trouble that i can't figured out why don't work...
> I'm using python 2.5.1, with Qt 4.2.2, PyQt 4.1 and SIP 4.5 on Ubuntu
> 7.04, and when i try to configure QScintilla for python (with python
> configure.py) it says unable to find "QtGui/QtGuimod.sip". I used the
> official QScintilla release, and several snapshots (the last is from 3
> days ago).
> Here's the std:
> ~/QScintilla-gpl-2-snapshot-20070902/Python$ python configure.py
> QScintilla 2-snapshot-20070902 is being used.
> PyQt 4.1 is being used.
> Qt v4.2.2 free edition is being used.
> SIP 4.5 is being used.
> The QScintilla module will be installed in
> /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/PyQt4.
> The QScintilla API file will be installed in
> /usr/share/qt4/qsci/api/python. The QScintilla .sip files will be installed
> in /usr/share/sip/PyQt4. Generating the C++ source for the Qsci module...
> sip: Unable to find file "QtGui/QtGuimod.sip"
> Error: Unable to create the C++ code.
> What i'm doing wrong?
> Thanks in advance.

Did you build PyQt yourself or is it an Ubuntu package? I suspect the latter, 
so raise an Ubuntu bug report.


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