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

Scott Kitterman debian at kitterman.com
Fri Jul 4 16:30:46 UTC 2014

On Friday, July 04, 2014 07:44:24 Gudjon I. Gudjonsson wrote:
> 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 library.
> Scott, can you please rebuild qscintilla2?

There are new sip4, python-qt4, and pyqt5 releases today.  I'm going to attend 
to those first so we don't end up having to do it twice.

Scott K

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