[Python-Dev] Re: making dbmmodule still broken

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Wed, 19 Jun 2002 10:54:16 -0400

>>>>> "GvR" == Guido van Rossum <guido@python.org> writes:

    GvR> Just don't start asking questions and reading answers from
    GvR> stdin.  The Make process is often run unattended.  A new
    GvR> option to allow asking questions is OK.

Right, but printing build process calculations is a good thing.  FWIW,
XEmacs's build process tells you exactly what libraries it's linking
with and features it's enabling.  Very helpful in answering questions
like "which Berkeley library did I link against?".