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Re: Problem compiling Numeric-23.0 with latest python-2.2.2-6
On Tue, Mar 11, 2003 at 01:29:40AM +0100, Dr. Volker Zell wrote:
> >>>>> "Jason" == Jason Tishler <jason at tishler dot net> writes:
> Jason> Sorry, until others have this problem, you will have to
> Jason> debug this yourself.
> OK I found it.
> >From /lib/python2.2/distutils/command/build_ext.py:
> # for extensions under Cygwin Python's library directory must be
> # appended to library_dirs
> if sys.platform[:6] == 'cygwin':
> if string.find(sys.executable, sys.exec_prefix) != -1:
> # building third party extensions
> self.library_dirs.append(os.path.join(sys.prefix, "lib", "python" + sys.version[:3], "config"))
> # building python standard extensions
The above code was submitted to Python's SF patch collector on
and was committed to Python CVS on 2001-Jan-24:
On 2002-Jun-11, the AtheOS port began to leverage it:
> If somebody has /bin in front of /usr/bin in his or her PATH, third
> party extensions will fail to build properly when just calling python
> setup.py build.
AFAICT, you are the only one to notice this issue in over two years. If
you feel strongly about the above, then I recommend you submit a patch
to Python's SF patch collector to change to the behavior to be more to
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