[Python-Dev] Problems w/ Python 2.2-maint and Redhat 9

Martin v. L÷wis martin@v.loewis.de
27 Apr 2003 10:22:53 +0200

Barry Warsaw <barry@python.org> writes:

> -                exts.append( Extension('dbm', ['dbmmodule.c']) )
> +                exts.append( Extension('dbm', ['dbmmodule.c'],
> +                                       libraries = ['gdbm']) )

I think this was an alternative for platforms where a dbm library is
part of the C library. Your patch would kill those platforms - but it
may be that we are talking about the empty set here.