[Python-modules-team] Bug#753581: qt4-designer: Fails to start, symbol lookup error in qscintilla

Gudjon I. Gudjonsson gudjon at gudjon.org
Fri Jul 4 07:44:24 UTC 2014

Hi Lisandro and Scott

Thanks for the answers
> _ZN13QsciScintillaC1EP7QWidget demangles to
> QsciScintilla::QsciScintilla(QWidget*) and
> qscintilla2-2.8.2+dfsg/Qt4Qt5/qsciscintilla.cpp has
> QsciScintilla::QsciScintilla(QWidget *parent) which is unchanged for a long
> time.  So I believe that things are as they should be for Qt4 in
> qscintilla2, but the designer plugin for Qt5 is not yet packaged.
> If you are using the qtcreator from Unstable, you probably got the Qt5 one
> and this may be a poor error message that turns out to mean the Qt5
> designer plugin isn't packaged yet.
I do run designer from the shell.
Today I could install python3-pyqt5 (it was uninstallable yesterday) and I 
rebuilt qscintilla2 and designer works without problems.
This is against my intuition, I thought designer needed to be rebuilt not the 

Scott, can you please rebuild qscintilla2?


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