[Python-Dev] Adding directories to configure.in for fink?
ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Fri Jul 16 10:56:17 CEST 2004
On Jul 16, 2004, at 10:20 AM, Jack Jansen wrote:
> On 16-jul-04, at 8:03, Brett Cannon wrote:
>> I discovered that when compiling for readline against a Fink install
>> a warning was spit out about the lack of a function definition.
>> Turned out a function that #ifdef'ed a macro was not being triggered
>> because configure.in was not catching the header file in /sw/lib for
>> Since /sw is already looked at by setup.py, is there any way to have
>> configure.in do it as well so as to have some consistency? Or is
>> prepending ``LDFLAGS=/sw/lib`` the only way? If so, does it warrant
>> mentioning in the README?
> I guess we should really be consistent about this: if we look in /sw
> for setup.py I guess we should also do it for configure.
> But I'm not too thrilled with fink and /sw support in general: it's
> just too easy to build an executable or plugin module that doesn't
> work on other machines (if you have fink stuff installed and the other
> machine doesn't). And while this is uncommon on most unix machines
> it's much more common on the Mac.
> Could we add a configure flag --with[out]-fink that governs adding /sw
> to search paths in both configure and setup.py, or is that overkill?
And what about DarwinPorts? They use /opt/local by default.
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