[PySide] setup.py patch for OS X

Christian Tismer tismer at stackless.com
Tue Nov 20 22:53:54 CET 2012

Hi Matt,

Sent from my Ei4Steve

On Nov 20, 2012, at 3:09, Matthew Brett <matthew.brett at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Mon, Nov 19, 2012 at 5:10 PM, Christian Tismer <tismer at stackless.com> wrote:
>> Hi again,
>> Install-hell hits me again. :-(
>> I uninstalled my homebrew version and tried to make sure that
>> the new version from Matthew Bratt works for me. But it doesn't.
>> I used his version of setup.py after removal and installing
>> of Qt 4.8.3 into /Library/Frameworks and /Developer/Qt/Applications
>> as the default is.
>> No changes to any path related stuff in ~/.profile .
>> When trying the build (on OS X 10.8.2), I get the following error:
>> Linking CXX executable shiboken
>> ld: framework not found QtCore
>> clang: error: linker command failed with exit code 1 (use -v to see
>> invocation)
>> make[2]: *** [generator/shiboken] Error 1
>> make[1]: *** [generator/CMakeFiles/shiboken.dir/all] Error 2
>> make: *** [all] Error 2
>> error: Error compiling shiboken
>> (pydica)minimax:PySide-1.1.2 tismer$
>> This is actually the very same problem that hit me since days and made me
>> try Homebrew,
>> which admittedly has its other shortcomings.
>> /Library/Frameworks is on the path, and QtCore can be seen from there.
>> Can somebody enlighten me what's wrong here?
>> The patched setup.py should work on a standard installation, before I try to
>> improve it and make it more flexible.
>> Is that due to the fact that Matt uses OS X 10.6, as I think to recall?
> Yes, that's right - I'm on 10.6 on a couple of boxes, but I have a
> 10.7 - I'll give it a try.
> It would be very good to get it working across the standard setups.

Good news:
Your installer works as is on Mountain Lion !!

The only problem was cmake installed by homebrew. 

I actually found a hint on gmane that was actually from you :-) (earlier this year). 

Downgrading cmake to 2.8.9 did the trick. 
Maybe we need to add a version check that prevends the trouble I had with this. 
I think of black-listing versions that do not work. 

Cheers - chris

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