[Python-Dev] Can Python Be Built Without Distutils
chaselton at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 19:54:51 CET 2015
On Fri, Jan 23, 2015 at 12:48 PM, Matthias Klose <doko at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> On 01/23/2015 06:30 PM, Cyd Haselton wrote:
>> Related to my earlier question regarding building Python on Android
>> and an undefined reference to dlopen error...I have the following
>> question: Is it possible to build and install Python without having
>> to build and install...or use...distutils?
>> Some background:
>> I can build the python interpreter on my device, and I can build a
>> bunch of modules. The problem appears when make reaches the part
>> where setup.py is used to build and import modules...specifically when
>> setup.py attempts to import distutils.core.
> you can do this using Setup.local. This works for me building additional
> extensions as builtins. It might require some tweaking to build everything.
> Otoh, I would like to get rid off the setup.py altogether (/me ducks ...).
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Thanks! I'll give this a shot. Any documentation on the non-distutils build?
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