[Python-Dev] What happened to Setup.local's functionality?

Guido van Rossum guido@digicool.com
Mon, 29 Jan 2001 10:57:12 -0500

> I just remembered Modules/Setup.local.  I peeked at mine and noticed it had
> been zeroed out.  I then copied a version of it over from another machine
> and reran make a couple times.  Makesetup ran but nothing mentioned in
> Setup.local got built.
> I don't think 2.1 can be released without providing a way for users to
> recover from this change.  I didn't see anything obvious in setup.py.  Am I
> missing something?

Well, Module/Setup is still used, so it should be trivial to add
Setup.local back too.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)