[IPython-dev] 0.11 on RHEL5/x86

Hans Meine hans_meine at gmx.net
Sun Oct 9 08:25:49 EDT 2011


Am 08.10.2011 um 03:35 schrieb Fernando Perez:

> On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 4:49 PM, MinRK <benjaminrk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I can add it to the qt import check, but we don't actually know where the
>> line is drawn - it's just somewhere between 4.4.3 and 4.7.4, which is a
>> pretty long time.
> I guess we could just be a little over-conservative and do 4.7, but I
> don't know if that may shut out unnecessarily users who can't easily
> update say 4.5 or  4.6 where for all we know it works fine.

Indeed, the (really good!) Qt documentation quickly reveals that the posted exception would already vanish with 4.5:

(Of course, different issues could arise after that.)

Let me also note as an explanation for the PyQt-only upgrade that PyQt is backwards-compatible with all (OK, many ;-) ) previous Qt versions and will "just export what’s there" in the given Qt version.


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