[Distutils] Fwd: distutil command lines

Federico Di Gregorio fog at initd.org
Mon Aug 4 10:23:22 EDT 2003

Il lun, 2003-08-04 alle 10:11, Michiel Jan Laurens de Hoon ha scritto:
> Most of the configuration machinery is already available in distutils 
> (via "python setup.py config"), so you may not need to run 
> autoconf/configure at all. In one of my software projects, I was able to 
> get rid of the autoconf/configure stuff altogether by using the 
> corresponding distutils routines. These are much easier to use than 
> autoconf/configure, and also guarantees that you are using the same 
> compiler and compiler options for the config stage and the build stage. 

this is another big problem of distutils. how can I tell distutils to
*not* use compiler flags from python build but my own? for example, i
use assert in devel builds and i don't want NDEBUG to be defined but i
get it from a default python 2.3 build (on debian). i know i can rebuild
a whole python and then use that for my devel builds but is not handy at

> For some examples of "python setup.py config" (including finding 
> external libraries and such), see

i'll check the examples. thank you very much.


Federico Di Gregorio
Debian GNU/Linux Developer                                fog at debian.org
INIT.D Developer                                           fog at initd.org
                           Don't dream it. Be it. -- Dr. Frank'n'further
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