Qt for Python/GettingStarted/MacOS
Refer to the official docs to get started on macOS.
Development happens in the 5.15 and dev branches of the pyside-setup repository. The top level repository has the following submodules:
- sources/pyside2-tools: pyside2-lupdate
Contributions follow the standard process.
It is helpful to have debug binaries and/or symbols for Python available. On macOS you will need to build the Python interpreter with debug symbols by hand. It is also recommended to use a Virtual Environment for testing to be able to always start from a clean base and avoid issues with write permissions in installations. On macOS, the command
virtualenv -p /usr/bin/python3-dbg testenv
creates a Virtual Environment named testenv for debugging purposes. Before building the first time, the module Sphinx should be installed into the virtual environment:
pip install sphinx