[PySide] Can PySide run with Qt DLLs in another location other than Lib\site-packages\PySide\

John Cummings jcummings2 at users.sf.net
Thu Oct 4 15:52:41 CEST 2012

On 10/04/2012 03:01 AM, Thomas Berg wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 9:39 AM, Roman Lacko<backup.rlacko at gmail.com>  wrote:
>> Yes pyside will work when Qt libs are in PATH
> Ok, great.
>> PySide will not work without qt,conf, as you can read here
>> http://doc-snapshot.qt-project.org/4.8/qt-conf.html,
>> you need to override the hardcoded paths in Qt library.
>> I would generate qt.cong with build tool (cmake or whatever) when
>> compiling on dev machine.
>> When instaling on users machie, the qt.conf can (and should) be
>> generated by app installer.
> Actually, this is not in agreement with our experience. Our own
> application also depends on finding Qt plugins for example, and it
> does indeed work if the Qt files are carefully placed in correct
> locations relative to the application. We will add a qt.conf if
> needed.
I concur with Thomas' statement. You do not need a qt.conf to run if the Qt 
files are placed in the search path. I understand that you can use a qt.conf but 
it is not strictly necessary.

John Cummings

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