[Distutils] Proposed change to ccompiler classes

Jack Jansen Jack.Jansen at cwi.nl
Fri Nov 7 04:29:43 EST 2003

On 6 Nov 2003, at 20:53, Thomas Heller wrote:

> I can see two solutions:
> - Enhance the compiler classes with a method which will bring the files
> into the correct order, then make sure that they are actually compiled
> in this order.
> - Change the code so that the files are compiled in the order of the
> sequence passed to the compiler, and let the setup script writer take
> care that the order is correct.

I would prefer a way to specify the dependency, similar to "make".
But distutils design is already tather top-heavy as it is, so 
may dictate your second solution...
Jack Jansen        <Jack.Jansen at cwi.nl>        http://www.cwi.nl/~jack
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