[Python-Dev] Changes needed for python-2.6.spec to build successfully

Christian Heimes lists at cheimes.de
Mon Jan 26 00:16:35 CET 2009

Patrick Toal schrieb:
> Hello,
> I'm not subscribed to this list, but this is the best place I could
> think of to send this.  Please feel free to ignore if this has already
> been addressed, or if I've approached it completely wrong.
> When trying to perform an rpmbuild  of the python-2.6.1 tarball on my
> CentOS 5.1 system using the included python-2.6.spec file, I ran into a
> bunch of vexing problems.  My solution to them is included in the diff
> to the specfile attached.  Some of these fixes are probably not
> appropriate for everyone (eg: my need for shared libs, vs static).
> I hope this saves someone else a bit of time. :)

Thanks Patrick! Please open a ticket in our tracker and attach your
patch. Patches in mails tend to get lost.


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