Help on installing PyQt on MacOSX 10.3 needed
Svenn Are Bjerkem
svenn.are at bjerkem.de
Wed Nov 10 08:57:09 CET 2004
Kevin Walzer wrote:
> Svenn Are Bjerkem wrote:
> | you are perfectly right. I went back to the documentation and paid a bit
> | more attention and with your information in mind, I now see that it is
> | talking about a selfcontained python with pyqt. I guess that I want to
> | use the qt bindings *dynamically*. That means that I have to find a way
> | to tell Python where to find the pyqt that I installed.
> | In tcl I would either have installed into a directory in auto_path or I
> | would have extended auto_path. How is this done in Python?
> PyQt is installed in the site-packages directory on OS X--there's
> nothing special you need to do, it "just works" and loads up fine.
Well, then I must have done something wrong since I get the error
message that there is no module called qt available.
On the command line of Python I did import sys and print sys.path to get
the built-in search path. I checked the location where make install put
the pyqt build vs the list of directories in sys.path and found that
Python *should* be able to find pyqt. (There is a README file in that
directory saying that this is the place to put third-party files, but I
don't know if I have to do anything special in that sites.py which is
mentioned in that README file)
When I do import qt on the Python commandline, which file(s) in the
third-party directory will be searched for first? If I knew that I could
check if make install was successful generating all needed files.
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