[Distutils] _spawn_posix fails, command line works??

Michael Hudson mwh@python.net
Thu Jan 24 04:58:06 2002

"John J. Lee" <jjl@pobox.com> writes:

> Is this problem my fault, or distutils'?

After reading Rene's reply, I'd say probably yours.  But I'm not sure.

> Just to make clear: I'm not doing any poking around in distutils'
> internals in my setup.py: it's just a perfectly standard set of
> Extension() instances, and a couple of static libs, and the only
> distutils function I call is setup itself.

Can we see it anyway?


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    one works.
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