Kompiling PyQt

Michael Melchert mmelchert at cgg.com
Fri Oct 12 16:22:25 CEST 2001

Timothy Grant wrote:

> I thought I would take a look at PyQt and see what was going on in that
> project, so I downloaded the code did ./configure && make and that
> worked just fine. However, when I did the make install, I got the
> following error...
> (cd /tmp;
> /usr/local/bin/python -O -c "import qt") Traceback (most recent call
> last):
>   File "<string>", line 1, in ?
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.1/site-packages/qt.py", line 44, in ?
>     import libqtc
> ImportError: /usr/local/lib/python2.1/site-packages/libqtcmodule.so:
> undefined symbol: __ti8sipProxy
> I'd love some insight on how to resolve this issue.
> Thanks.

it looks like you didn't get hold of the sip library. The PyQt library is 
build on top of it. You should find a link to it on 

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