[Distutils] OSF/1 glitch?
Fri, 16 Jun 2000 22:33:04 -0400
On 15 June 2000, A.M. Kuchling said:
> This was reported on the XML-SIG by Mark Favas, and looks like it
> might be a Distutils problem.
> The link step also appears to have a wildcard quoting problem. The ld
> command used is:
> ld -shared -expect_unresolved "*"
> Presumably the link step quotes the * for the sake of the shell, and
> sysconfig.py doesn't know this, so it winds up passing "*" as the
You mean what's happening is this:
exec(['ld', '-shared', '-expect_unresolved', '"*"'])
when it should be
exec(['ld', '-shared', '-expect_unresolved', '*'])
Hmmm. The right solution, of course, is to shlex everything coming out
of Python's Makefile, and then quote it again when we print it out. ;-(
Sigh... added to the todo list...
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