py36-pyqt5 Failed to determine details of Qt installation.

Chris Jones jonesc at
Fri Sep 27 11:07:34 UTC 2019

what does

xcrun --show-sdk-path

give you ?

On 27/09/2019 12:04 pm, Carlo Tambuatco wrote:
> 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 
> using
> 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 
> --show-sdk-path
> 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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