[Distutils] zc.buildout/zc, recipe.egg: passing extra options for build_ext
jim at zope.com
Fri Feb 18 17:23:17 CET 2011
On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 11:18 AM, Maurits van Rees
<m.van.rees at zestsoftware.nl> wrote:
> I see that you can add specify some custom build settings for packages with
> The options you can pass are limited though. In my case for the InformixDB
> package I want to pass '--esql-threadlib = posix' to the build process.
> Currently this is not possible.
> Is there a reason why only the current hardcoded options (like include-dirs)
> are available for customizing? It looks like it should be possible to
> change the zc.recipe.egg code to look for other options and pass them to the
> build_ext call. The only thing that might be tricky is to make a difference
> between options in the buildout part that should be passed to build_ext and
> options that have a totally different meaning and should be ignored by
> Would this be a good addition to zc.recipe egg?
> I could create a branch and
> try it. That should be a branch of zc.buildout, right?
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