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Re: make check-ctypes-python fails when executed from non src build direction

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 1 Nov 2010 13:29:59 -0400

On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 13:22, Jeremy Whitlock <jcscoobyrs_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>> subversion/bindings/ctypes-python/README still refers to setup.py.
>> I think this is for those who are not using --with-ctypesgen option
>> while running configure script. Also this might work on Windows where
>> configure coupled with "make ctypes-python" might not.
> That is not true.  setup.py is used to compile and clean the ctype-based Python bindings.

Yeah, and I think its use should be removed. distutils is overly
complicated for what *should* be a very simple build/clean process.

Placing the output into the source directory (vs build) was just a
simple mistake. There isn't any particular reason for that, I believe.

Received on 2010-11-01 18:30:36 CET

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