Help Compiling 64bit Python

John Abel john.abel at pa.press.net
Sat Sep 20 17:28:54 CEST 2003


Martin v. Löwis wrote:

>John Abel <john.abel at pa.press.net> writes:
>
>  
>
>>>>c++   -o python \
>>>>               Modules/python.o \
>>>>               libpython2.3.a -lresolv -lsocket -lnsl -lrt -ldl
>>>>-lpthread   -lm
>>>>        
>>>>
>[...]
>  
>
>>I seem to be missing something really obvious here.  I've modified the
>>Makefile so it looks like this:
>>
>>CONFIG_ARGS=     'CC=gcc -mcpu=v9 -m64 -D_LARGEFILE64_SOURCE=1'
>>'LDFLAGS=-mcpu=v9 -m64'
>>
>>ran the make, and it still comes up with the same error.  I've even
>>tried running it with LDFLAGS=-64, with the same result.
>>    
>>
>
>The really obvious thing you are missing is that "c++" is used to link
>python, so setting "CC" has no effect.
>
>I really encourage you to read the Makefile.
>
>Regards,
>Martin
>  
>
Sorted.  I ended up setting the following:

export CC="gcc -mcpu=v9 -m64 -D_LARGEFILE64_SOURCE=1"
export LDFLAGS='-mcpu=v9 -m64'
export LDDFLAGS='-mcpu=v9 -m64 -G'

Thanks to Martin for the pointers.

Regards

John







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