Paul G. pgarceau at
Fri Aug 16 08:14:43 CEST 2002

Thanks for the quick reply folks...

On 16 Aug 2002 at 5:35, Gerhard Häring wrote:

> * Paul G. <pgarceau at> [2002-08-15 19:17 -0700]:
> > Porting Python for Msys.
> Great! I tried that, too. But haven't gotten to pursue it further in
> the last months.
> > when building, get this error during link of Python lib (Python2.2):
> > 
> > >d:\msys\1.0\mingw\bin\ar.exe: Python/fileblocks.o: No such file or
> > >directory
> > make: *** [libpython2.2.a] Error 1
> > 
> > Python/fileblocks.o does not exist.  Which module generates it and
> > is that module necessary?  Is this caused by Module/Setup or
> > configure?
> You can safely eliminate fileblocks.o - AFAIR I just created a dummy
> one in case I compiled under mingw32. Just one part of the autoconf
> magic I didn't understand at all ...

	Ok.  Will kill that "sukka"...<g>

> Btw. I really got lost with the pgen.exe stuff :-/ Hope you'll get
> further. Maybe we can try to work together? What do you base your port
> on? 2.2.1 or -CVS?

	Downloaded the source distro, not from cvs.  Mostly because the source distro has 
the higher percentage of being more stable than say the latest snapshot release...

> I'm not sure working together works with stuff like
> this, though - it's probably got to be a one-man fight against
> autoconf ;-)

	me either...sure am not going to turn down any support if it is there...

	Paul G.

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