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

Property Value
Distribution Debian 9 (Stretch)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name python-sip
Package version 4.18.1+dfsg
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 275 B
Download size 86.59 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_4.18.1+dfsg-2_i386.deb 4.18.1+dfsg i386 Debian Main
python-sip - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libstdc++6 >= 4.1.1
python >= 2.7~
python << 2.8
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~
python:any << 2.8


Name Value
sip-api-11.2 -
sip-api-11.3 -


Type URL
Binary Package python-sip_4.18.1+dfsg-2_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




2017-05-23 - Dmitry Shachnev <>
sip4 (4.18.1+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Scott Kitterman ]
* Remove Michael Casadevall from uploaders due to retirement from Debian
(Closes: #841465)
- Thanks Michael for all your work on sip4
[ Dmitry Shachnev ]
* Drop 11.0 and 11.1 API versions, as there was an unintended ABI break
between 11.1 and 11.2 (Closes: #831860). Still provide 11.2 and 11.3.
2016-07-27 - Dmitry Shachnev <>
sip4 (4.18.1+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Document two new options in sip.1 manpage.
* Regenerate lexer and parser source files during build, using flex
and bison.
* Add repacksuffix=+dfsg option to debian/watch.
2016-04-15 - Scott Kitterman <>
sip4 (4.18+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Scott Kitterman ]
* New upstream release
* Update sip provides for new sip API version 11.3
* Bump standards version to 3.9.8 without further change
* Update debian/copyright for 2016
* Adjust debian/rules to copy typehints file (sip.pyi) into the build
* Update debian/python{3}-sip.install to include .pyi file
[ Ondřej Novy ]
* Fixed VCS URL (https)
2016-02-22 - Scott Kitterman <>
sip4 (4.17+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Apply debian/rules patch to make package build reproducible (Closes:
- Thanks to Reiner Herrmann for the patch
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.

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