how to build wxPython w/ Sun's C++ compiler?
skip at pobox.com
Tue Sep 10 08:46:43 EDT 2002
Paul> What about configure programs, though? They tend to accept lots of
Paul> command line arguments, and it's hard to get more "Unix-centered"
Paul> than that these days.
Agreed. However, disutils commands have this structure:
python setup.py [ options ] command [ more options ] ...
which I think can get kind of confusing.
Paul> Moreover, the config.status file nicely summarises what you
Paul> presented to configure - much more convenient than environment
Paul> variables, surely, because you get to remember how you built the
Paul> package in question.
The problem with wxPython is that it's got stuff written in C++ while Python
is typically compiled with C. I don't want what the system was built
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