[Python-Dev] make static

Guido van Rossum guido@digicool.com
Mon, 25 Jun 2001 09:43:25 -0400

> There is a bug report on SF that 'make static' fails for a
> Makefile.pre.in extension, see
> http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=435446&group_id=5470&atid=105470
> Is that process still supported? Unless I'm mistaken, this is
> complicated by the fact that Makefile.pre.in packages use the
> Makefile.pre.in that comes with the package, not the one that comes
> with the Python installation.
> Any insights welcome,
> Martin

As long as it works, it works.  I don't think there's a reason to
spend more than absolutely minimal time trying to keep it working
though -- we're trying to encourage everybody to migrate towards
distutils.  So (without having seen the SF report) I'd say "tough

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