[Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins] python/dist/src setup.py, 1.208, 1.209

Brett C. bac at ocf.berkeley.edu
Tue Dec 28 08:03:44 CET 2004

Jack Jansen wrote:
> On 18-dec-04, at 21:48, bcannon at users.sourceforge.net wrote:
>> Update of /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src
>> In directory sc8-pr-cvs1.sourceforge.net:/tmp/cvs-serv21493
>> Modified Files:
>>     setup.py
>> Log Message:
>> Switch from getting LDFLAGS and CPPFLAGS from the environment to the 
>> Makefile.
>> This is to avoid a problem that inconsistently comes up where the 
>> environment
>> variable is unset while the Makefile clearly has the values set and 
>> are used
>> during ``make``.
> Brett,
> I'm building MacPython binary distributions with an LDFLAGS configure 
> option, as in
>     $PYTHONSRC/configure -C --enable-framework LDFLAGS=-Wl,-x
> This has suddenly started failing with a very mysterious error message. 
> When the
> make tries to build the extension modules I get
>     running build
>     running build_ext
>     usage: setup.py [options]
>     setup.py: error: no such option: -W
> Could this somehow be caused by your fix?

Yep, it's my doing.  I bet optparse is raising an error since it doesn't have 
options for -W1 or -x registered with the parser.  Anyone off the top of their 
head know how to cause optparse to just skip over options it doesn't know about?

I am on vacation at the moment so I will deal with this when I get back this 


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