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python3packages.sip: 4.19.24 -> 5.5.0.dev2010041444 #100129

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  • Tested using sandboxing (nix.useSandbox on NixOS, or option sandbox in nix.conf on non-NixOS linux)
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  • Tested via one or more NixOS test(s) if existing and applicable for the change (look inside nixos/tests)
  • Tested compilation of all pkgs that depend on this change using nix-shell -p nixpkgs-review --run "nixpkgs-review wip"
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  • Determined the impact on package closure size (by running nix path-info -S before and after)
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@FRidh FRidh commented Oct 10, 2020

The pyqt5 configure and build instructions are not really up to date. They say

Prior to the release of SIP v5 the only way to build PyQt5 (and related projects) was based on a script. This method is now deprecated and will be removed when SIP v6 is released (which is expected to be mid-2020).

however, don't offer any other method (the configuration file needs to be passed to

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