[Python-Dev] problems building Python 2.1a1 on QNX 4.25

Andrew M. Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Fri, 26 Jan 2001 17:28:03 -0500

On Fri, Jan 26, 2001 at 07:26:12AM -0800, Neil Schemenauer wrote:
>I'm not sure how distutils figures out what to use for ld.  It
>doesn't appear in the Makefile.  It think this is probably some
>distutils thing.  Andrew?

It looks at LDSHARED.  See customize_compiler in
Lib/distutils/sysconfig.py.  Looking in Modules/Makefile, LDFLAGS is
only used for the final link to produce a Python executable, so I
think this is up to the Makefile, not setup.py.