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Re: [PATCH] Re: RFC: /usr/lib/svn-python/ ---> /usr/lib/python2.?/site-packages/

From: Max Bowsher <maxb1_at_ukf.net>
Date: Thu, 08 May 2008 22:20:30 +0100

Peter Samuelson wrote:
> [Max Bowsher]
>> The major motivation for this is that the built bindings are specific
>> to the used minor version of Python.
>
> Speaking of which, libsvn_swig_py is specific to the minor version, and
> at least in Debian/Ubuntu, we install that to the system lib dir. Thus
> Matthias Klose wrote the following patch. It adds the variables PYVER
> and PYTHON_INCLUDES to the Makefile so they can be specified from the
> command line without rerunning configure.
>
> It may not be in perfect shape, but this is what we're using in
> Debian/Ubuntu so you might take it into consideration for your 1.6.x
> work.

Looks good in concept, but I doubt it will co-exist happily with the
Windows build as-is.

I'll try to merge something based on it.

I suppose the nicest thing would be to install that lib alongside the
modules it supports, but I suspect that would turn into a portability
nightmare.

Max.

Received on 2008-05-08 23:20:48 CEST

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