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Re: python 2.4 upgrade



On Thursday 11 November 2004 23:32, Alan Milligan wrote:
> | %pythonprefix - seems overkill; %{_prefix} will should cover well
>
> Only if you want to place python in /usr/lib.  Mostly you would wish
> to do so, and you will almost certainly get bitten if you dont, but
> if for some reason you want to locate python (or another version of
> the same) elsewhere, this allows you to do it.

Where's %perlprefix, %rubyprefix, %cprefix?  Toss it; no need.

> | Can someone share with me when get_python_lib() !=
> | get_python_lib(1)? Inquiring minds want to know.  %pythondir,
> | %pyexecdir,
> | %python_sitearch, %python_sitelib, are pretty superfluous macros.
>
> Actually they are not.  These become critical to overriding makefile
> parameters in quite a few cases, thereby mitigating the need to hack
> third-party setup.py scripts, allowing you to use the vanilla
> third-party tarball :)

Examples?  Tarball and spec, please.

thanks,
-- 
-jeff


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