[Qgis-developer] a little python confusion and problem

Tim Sutton tim at linfiniti.com
Wed Jun 20 14:08:01 EDT 2007

Hi  William

Right so we probably got something confused in teh cmake stuff:

0.8.x needs python but not sip (for mxexport)
0.9.x will need python, sip and PyQt if you want python language bindings.

So your macbook is alive again? :-)



2007/6/20, William Kyngesburye <woklist at kyngchaos.com>:
> I am a little confused about Python support in Qgis.  In building
> Qgis 0.8.1, SIP wasn't found for some reason, yet msexport still
> built.  So, it seems that there is a basic Python dependency (this
> one I remember from 0.8.0) for MapServer export, and a separate
> dependency on Python + SIP and PyQt for ? -- direct Python bindings
> to Qgis itself?
> If that's the case, it should be made more clear in the install docs,
> so I don't rack my brains too much over why SIP wasn't found.
> I can't figure out why SIP wasn't found.  The cmake --debug-output
> option doesn't tell me any more than without it.  I don't see a log
> file with anything useful.
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