py36-pyqt5 Failed to determine details of Qt installation.

Carlo Tambuatco oraclmaster at
Fri Sep 27 11:04:02 UTC 2019

I filed a ticket on this issue already and included a logfile for it, but I
thought there's no harm in asking the mailing list for a quick solution...

I upgraded to macports 2.6.0 today. During a routine upgrade of my
ports, the py36-pyqt5 port failed to configure, possibly due to a
problem with the recent XCode 11 upgrade...?

>From logfile:

Error: Failed to determine the detail of your Qt installation. Try again
the --verbose flag to see more detail about the problem.
Querying qmake about your Qt installation...
Determining the details of your Qt installation...
/opt/local/libexec/qt5/bin/qmake -o
Project ERROR: Could not resolve SDK Path for 'macosx10.14' using

This is the first time something like this has happened. No problems before
the XCode 11 upgrade.

I upgraded to XCode 11 a few days ago, and as someone else pointed out,
XCode removed the MacOS10.14.sdk and replaced it with MacOS10.15.sdk.
What I did to try and resolve it was create a MacOSX10.14.sdk symlink.
Is py36-pyqt5 one of those ports that has a hard-coded path to the 10.14
SDK, and somehow isn't fooled by the symlink I created or something?
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