bug?: python-config --ldflags gives incorrect output

Joseph Garvin joseph.h.garvin at gmail.com
Fri Aug 14 23:22:12 CEST 2009

On the latest stable ubuntu:

$ python-config --ldflags
-L/usr/lib/python2.6/config -lpthread -ldl -lutil -lm -lpython2.6

In case the user is statically linking, I believe the -lpython2.6
should go before the other -l's. Also, -lz is missing so whenever you
try to link against python you get tons of errors about missing PyZlib
references. Am I right in thinking these are bugs?

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