python-sip - Python/C++ bindings generator runtime library

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Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe amd64
Package name python-sip
Package version 4.17+dfsg
Package release 1build1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 270 B
Download size 69.46 KB
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SIP is a tool for generating bindings for C++ classes with some ideas
borrowed from SWIG, but capable of tighter bindings because of its
specificity towards C++ and Python.


Package Version Architecture Repository
python-sip_4.17+dfsg-1build1_i386.deb 4.17+dfsg i386 Ubuntu Universe
python-sip - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
python << 2.8
python >= 2.7~
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~


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sip-api-11.0 -
sip-api-11.1 -
sip-api-11.2 -


Type URL
Binary Package python-sip_4.17+dfsg-1build1_amd64.deb
Source Package sip4

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install python-sip deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install python-sip




2016-01-18 - Matthias Klose <>
sip4 (4.17+dfsg-1build1) xenial; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild to drop python3.4 support.
2015-10-24 - Scott Kitterman <>
sip4 (4.17+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
2015-09-07 - Dmitry Shachnev <>
sip4 (4.16.9+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Andreas Beckmann ]
* python-sip: Add Breaks against obsolete and buggy transitional
package python-sip4-dbg to ensure its removal.  (Closes: #789452)
[ Dmitry Shachnev ]
* Build with Sphinx 1.3.
* Do not compile C code during arch-indep build, to speed it up.
* Move python-sphinx to Build-Depends-Indep.
* Unify indentation in debian/rules.
* Remove unused INSTDIR variable.
2015-07-19 - Scott Kitterman <>
sip4 (4.16.9+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Dmitry Shachnev ]
* More minor simplifications to sipconfig wrappers.
[ Scott Kitterman ]
* New upstream release
2015-06-25 - Dmitry Shachnev <>
sip4 (4.16.8+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Fix package names in error messages in sipconfig files.
* Fix Python 3 package name in PY3_PROVIDES.
2015-06-13 - Dmitry Shachnev <>
sip4 (4.16.8+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Drop fix_methodcode_regression.diff, applied upstream.
* Bump API version to 11.2 (keep 11.0 and 11.1 in provided versions).
2015-05-06 - Dmitry Shachnev <>
sip4 (4.16.7+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Bump debhelper compatibility level to 9.
* Be verbose when renaming extension files.
* Add a temporary hack to use upstream stylesheet when building the
documentation with Sphinx 1.2.
* Update sip.1 manpage, some options changed since last update.
* Upload to unstable.
2015-03-27 - Dmitry Shachnev <>
sip4 (4.16.7+dfsg-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Backport upstream patch to fix a regression in this release.
* Merge two siputils patches into a single one.
* Get rid of useless python call in debian/rules.
* Revert upstream change that breaks build with Sphinx 1.2.
2015-02-27 - Dmitry Shachnev <>
sip4 (4.16.6+dfsg-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Bump year in debian/copyright.
2014-12-25 - Dmitry Shachnev <>
sip4 (4.16.5+dfsg-1) experimental; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Refresh and simplify patches.
* Drop, no longer needed.
* Update clean and install targets in debian/rules for new version.
* Build-depend on dh-python explicitly.

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