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PyQt5: QMYSQL driver not loaded

  • I installed PyQt5 using homebrew. I tried connecting to sqlite and it works but when I try to connect to MySQL this error appears already tried googling on how to build mysql driver for PyQt5 no luck.

    QSqlDatabase: QMYSQL driver not loaded
    QSqlDatabase: available drivers: QSQLITE

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    It's not the problem of PyQt5. The Qt version you are using only provides the SQLite plugin it seems. You should check with homebrew whether they provide other Qt SQL plugins.

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