building python from source

Matt Jones matt.walker.jones at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 15:53:00 CET 2013


Run the unittests.  the "test___all___.py" test runner can be found under
your python installation directory's lib/python-X.X/test/.


*Matt Jones*


On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 8:43 AM, Rita <rmorgan466 at gmail.com> wrote:

> For those building python from source what are some tests you do to make
> sure the compilation and installation is up to standard. For instance here
> are some thing I do:
> Tk functionality
> sqlite module
> Python is compiled with shared object (important for wsgi)
> Proper preloading of python libraries (set the proper -rpath flag for gcc)
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> Any others?  The people who manage distributions what do they check with
> for regression tests?
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