[Python-Dev] SSL support in _socket

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Wed, 13 Feb 2002 14:33:13 -0500

>>>>> "MH" == Michael Hudson <mwh@python.net> writes:

    >> It shouldn't have been this difficult to debug.  Surely there
    >> must be some way to tell setup.py not to delete .so's it can't
    >> import so we have a prayer of finding the real problems.

    MH> Maybe it just shouldn't install the shared libs if they fail
    MH> to import?

That would be an improvement because at least there'd be an artifact
you can poke at after the build process is complete.