[Python-Dev] PEP 229 checked in

Thomas Wouters thomas@xs4all.net
Thu, 18 Jan 2001 00:44:00 +0100

On Wed, Jan 17, 2001 at 11:49:25PM +0100, Thomas Wouters wrote:

I got around to testing on FreeBSD now, and it actually went pretty smooth!
However, some small points:

> On BSDI, readline sits in /usr/local or /usr/contrib, and isn't detected by
> setup.py. Also, SSL support for the socket module was not enabled, though
> OpenSSL is installed, in the default path.

Curiously enough, FreeBSD, with OpenSSL installed in /usr/include/openssl,
*did* get the socketmodule compiled with SSL support, but without the
necessary -I directive, so the compile failed. 

> And most importantly(!), on all these machines, 'make test' stops
> functioning. In fact, after setup.py started building, you can't run 'make'
> without 'make clean' anymore. You get a lot of undefined-symbol warnings

Strangely enough, this problem does not exist on FreeBSD. I can run 'make'
or 'make test' after 'make' just fine. 'make test' still doesn't work
because of the incorrect library path, but it doesn't barf like the other
systems (BSDI and Debian Linux)

Thomas Wouters <thomas@xs4all.net>

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