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Bug 767714 - Eric4 does not start, complain for missing Python bindings for QtWebkit
Summary: Eric4 does not start, complain for missing Python bindings for QtWebkit
Alias: None
Product: Fedora EPEL
Classification: Fedora
Component: eric
Version: el6
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Rex Dieter
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 798289 (view as bug list)
Depends On: 790531
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2011-12-14 17:45 UTC by Ghislain Vaillant
Modified: 2012-07-01 01:35 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2012-07-01 01:35:12 UTC
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Description Ghislain Vaillant 2011-12-14 17:45:54 UTC
Description of problem:
I installed Eric4 by EPEL. Firing up Eric4 from the gnome menu does not do anything. When launched from the command line, it throws a Python package import error for missing QtWebkit bindings.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Eric4 from EPEL (yum install --enablerepo=epel eric)
2. Start Eric4 from the Gnome menu or the command line interface  

Actual results:
Nothing happens (Gnome menu), Import error (CLI)

Expected results:
Eric GUI should start.

Additional info:
Same problem happens for other software relying on QtWebkit, such as spyderlib for example. Together with Eric4, these are 2 very good Python IDE for scientific computing not working in EL6.

Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2011-12-14 18:14:26 UTC
Oh boo, el6's PyQt4 certainly does lack QtWebKit bindings.  

I'll look into if we can rectify this somehow.

Comment 2 Rex Dieter 2011-12-14 20:26:01 UTC
missing PyQt4-webkit bindings submitted for review, bug #767762

Comment 3 Rex Dieter 2012-02-28 14:48:34 UTC
*** Bug 798289 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2012-06-14 14:15:00 UTC
eric-4.4.19-2.el6 has been submitted as an update for Fedora EPEL 6.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2012-06-15 02:13:50 UTC
Package eric-4.4.19-2.el6:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=epel-testing eric-4.4.19-2.el6'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2012-07-01 01:35:12 UTC
eric-4.4.19-2.el6 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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