[Python-checkins] CVS: python/dist/src README,1.106,1.107

Martin v. L÷wis python-dev@python.org
Wed, 13 Dec 2000 06:14:35 -0800

Update of /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src
In directory slayer.i.sourceforge.net:/tmp/cvs-serv20767

Modified Files:
Log Message:
Document --with-cxx.

RCS file: /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src/README,v
retrieving revision 1.106
retrieving revision 1.107
diff -C2 -r1.106 -r1.107
*** README	2000/10/26 17:13:19	1.106
--- README	2000/12/13 14:14:32	1.107
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  	is linked against.
+ --with-cxx=<compiler>: Some C++ compilers require that main() is
+         compiled with the C++ if there is any C++ code in the application.
+         Specifically, g++ on a.out systems may require that to support
+         construction of global objects. With this option, the main() function
+         of Python will be compiled with <compiler>; use that only if you
+         plan to use C++ extension modules, and if your compiler requires
+         compilation of main() as a C++ program.
  --with-pydebug:  Enable additional debugging code to help track down
  	memory management problems.  This allows printing a list of all