PyQt (3.3.2) on Linux

Phil Thompson phil at
Mon Aug 5 19:31:41 CEST 2002

iwk wrote:

> Hi there,
> Over the last one year and a half I've tried to install PyQt on several 
> versions of Linux, including Mandrake 8.0 until 8.2. Often without 
> succes, for a variety of reasons. With the release of KDE 3.02, PyQt 
> 3.3.2 and SIP 3.3.2 I decided to give it another try.
> First I installed KDE 3.0.2 on Mandrake 8.2. Works fine.
> I compiled and installed SIP, also succesfull.
> I compiled and installed PyQt with no obvious errors.
> However, a small test file (generated with pyuic) crashed with the 
> eror-message (trace-back)
> ImportError: /usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/ undefined 
> symbol: metaObject+C90SGIStyle
> So I read through the docs again and found out that on Mandrake and 
> Debian you had to include #define QT_NO_STYLE_SGI in the 
> /usr/lib/qt3/include/qconfig.h header file.
> Now PyQT refused to compile.

With what error messages?


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