[issue9807] deriving configuration information for different builds with the same prefix

Antoine Pitrou report at bugs.python.org
Thu Sep 16 13:58:11 CEST 2010

Antoine Pitrou <pitrou at free.fr> added the comment:

Le jeudi 16 septembre 2010 à 11:13 +0000, Martin v. Löwis a écrit :
> Martin v. Löwis <martin at v.loewis.de> added the comment:
> > @Martin: yep, I know we still need to install pyconfig.h and
> > Makefile, but we shouldn't need to parse them to get programmatic
> > access to the data they contain.
> Hmm. What do you gain by not parsing them?

Not having some complicate and brittle code to parse Makefiles would
certainly be a win, IMO.
(the canonical pyconfig.h is arguably much simpler)


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