On Friday 05 March 2004 05:18, Hye-Shik Chang wrote:
> Please test this patch on your platform:
It's been quite a while since i tried BUILD_SHARED on a -CURRENT box (I had
problems with it last time I tried... quite a long time ago, if i recall
correctly). I always BUILD_SHARED on -STABLE boxes these days though, and it
I've built with this patch on the -CURRENT box i'm now typing on (ordinary
i386), and it appears to be working nicely so far. Looks good to me.
I wonder if the BUILD_SHARED knob should not be kept though. It seems this
patched port installs static as bin/python[2.3] ... along with
bin/python-shared[2.3]. But people who are used to BUILD_SHARED probably
won't expect bin/python now to be a non-shared version, which they then will
have to overwrite with the shared version manually.
Perhaps if BUILD_SHARED is specified then bin/python will be the shared
binary; and bin/python-static[2.3] would also be placed. But this is starting
to get confusing... maybe it should always install python-static and
python-shared ... and the knob just control which is copied to plain
Well, just my observations anyhow. Doesn't really matter to me.
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