[issue1628484] Python 2.5 64 bit compile fails on Solaris 10/gcc 4.1.1
Martin v. Löwis
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Thu Jun 5 21:37:00 CEST 2008
Martin v. Löwis <martin at v.loewis.de> added the comment:
> Your method is just flat wrong - equivalent to using a sledgehammer. The
> libraries fail to link not because gcc install is wrong but because the
> -m64 flag needs to be passed to the linker.
And indeed, the flag *is* passed to the linker. Python links with CC
unless specified otherwise, which will be "gcc -m64". That ought to
work, and it does work when linking Python itself.
> Your method just fixes the compilation stage.
> To be sure I really don't care anymore - we will continue to apply the
> patches that we have to fix the build problem however, we will also
> actively discourage the use of Python for our customers and all future
> development/deployment since it is obvious that as the maintainer you
> are completely closed minded and uncooperative when it comes to fixing
I'm sorry you feel that way. Feel free to bring up the issue on
python-dev if you think you are being ignored. I assure you this is
not the case - but I want to see the problem first before accepting
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