Default python compile options

James Mills prologic at
Tue Sep 14 23:50:29 CEST 2010

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 7:25 AM, James Matthews <nytrokiss at> wrote:
> I am trying to compile Python 2.7 on Ubuntu and I am wondering what are the
> default compile options (i.e ./configure ..) for ubuntu. I just want the
> standard ones that are included with the python2.6 version on ubuntu. Can
> someone please shed some light?

You can easily find this out for yourself.

Ubuntu is a Debian-based system.

Use dpkg-source to get the source package of python-2.6 and have a
look at how it builds.


PS: There's nothing wrong with a plain old ./configure (no options).

-- James Mills
-- "Problems are solved by method"

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