[Python-Dev] setup.py

Eric S. Raymond esr@thyrsus.com
Fri, 26 Jan 2001 07:27:56 -0500

M.-A. Lemburg <mal@lemburg.com>:
> 1. I think that setup.py should output warnings about modules 
>    which cannot be built for some reason rather than having
>    ot the build process completely.
> 2. I suggest adding -L/usr/lib/termcap to the readline extension.
>    This doesn't hurt anywhere and will get this extension to compile
>    on SuSE Linux too.

Both good ideas.
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