[Python-Dev] Improving bsddb detection in setup.py

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com (Skip Montanaro)
Mon, 20 Aug 2001 23:27:36 -0500

    >> Back about the time 2.1.1 was in the throes of final release, I
    >> submitted a patch to setup.py.  Thomas didn't want to apply it that
    >> close to the release.  It's still sitting there:
    >> http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=440725&group_id=5470&atid=105470

    Guido> Skip, now would be the perfect time to check it in.  We'll try it
    Guido> in the alpha.

He takes a deep breath, closes his eyes *very* tight, and pushes the magic
pink button on the console that says "Push only in case of emergency"...
Strange, nothing bad happened.

At any rate, I just checked in setup.py 1.51 with the patch I had previously
submitted and assigned that patch to myself.  I'm fairly certain it will
need some tweaking, but is almost assuredly better than 1.50.