[Python-Dev] Re: 'Setup' buglet

Andrew Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Wed, 17 Jan 2001 16:00:56 -0500

[Taking this bug public]

On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 02:28:36PM -0500, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>One problem seems to be that the creation
>of the (minimal) Modules/Setup file doesn't seem to be doing the right
>thing.  When I delete Modules/Setup, the next "make" doesn't create
>it; it used to be copied from Setup.dist if it doesn't exist.

This seems to have been removed from Modules/Makefile.pre.in in
revision 1.69 by Fred; instead the configure script now copies
Setup.dist to Setup, so you have to rerun configure in order to create
Modules/Setup after deleting it.