[IPython-User] Ipython qtconsole error
Tue Mar 12 21:57:13 CDT 2013
On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 7:48 PM, Wim R. Cardoen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Thanks for your reply.
> I can import the modules QtCore, QtGui as well as QtSvg
> The error pops however up in the next line:
> if QtCore.PYQT_VERSION_STR < '4.7':
> # PyQt 4.6 has issues with null strings returning as None
> raise ImportError
> The value of QtCore.PyQT_VERSION_STR in my case is: '4.10'
> When you compare the strings '4.10' and '4.7' then the former is indeed
> (although version 4.10 is more recent than 4.7)
> So, I assume this may be a bug due to a listing contradiction in the PyQt4
It's always a bug to use string comparison to check versions.
This is fixed in IPython master, and will be in 0.13.2 (current state here:
> On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 5:31 PM, Thomas Kluyver <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On 12 March 2013 23:17, Wim R. Cardoen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> Do you have any idea how I can remediate this eror?
>>> Note that I appended the full path to the Qt/4.8.4/bin directory to the
>>> PATH variable and the
>>> directory Qt/4.8.4/lib to the LD_LIBRARY_PATH env. variable.
>> From a regular IPython prompt, run:
>> from PyQt4 import QtCore, QtGui, QtSvg
>> That will probably give you an error message that might help with
>> $PATH and $LD_LIBRARY_PATH are irrelevant to importing Python modules.
>> $PYTHONPATH is the relevant environment variable, but in most situations
>> you don't need to set it.
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