Build bugs in Python 2.2.1?

DIG dig.list at telkel.net
Mon Aug 12 07:42:15 CEST 2002


Hi, Martin v. Loewis !

 On Sun, Aug 11, 2002 at 11:19:04AM +0200, Martin v. Loewis wrote:

> > Jonathan Hogg <jonathan at onegoodidea.com> writes:
> 
> > I don't see how any of this would impact the non-autoconf platforms, since
> > these already need special procedures to build. It would be fairly simple to
> > reduce setup.py to
> > 
> >     if platform in ['mac','win32']:
> >         # a hundred lines of special pleading
> >     else:
> >         # slurp in the configure-generated settings from Modules/Setup.conf

I like this idea. 

> Yes, but this would be counter-productive. The value of setup.py and
> distutils is that build procedures can be shared across platforms.

Are setup.py or distutils used for the configuration and/or the installation of some software (other than python-based) ?


Regards,

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DIG (Dmitri I GOULIAEV)




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