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Re: [libvirt] FreeBSD Port, update to 0.9.2 compile error

On 06/12/2011 02:18 PM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
>>>>>>   another way would be to launch python directly giving the path to the
>>>>>> python script, this is likely to solve the issue there.
>>>>  That IMHO avoids the problem completely and I doubt anybody would
>>>> complain
>>> I agree, and we already use that in one place in python/Makefile.am:
>>>   $(PYTHON) $(srcdir)/$(GENERATE) $(PYTHON)

>> Sounds good to me. How would the python script in question support this?
> (1) Rename the original script so it is called 'foo.in' (for each
> original script called 'foo')
> (2) At the top of 'foo.in' place the following two lines:
> #! PYTHON@
> # @configure_input@

Using $(PYTHON) in appropriate Makefile.am is sufficient if the script
will only ever be invoked by a Makefile generated at configure time.
But if the script must be installed, then yes, the script.in approach is
the way to go.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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