[Build-common-hackers] python version specific configure settings

Peter Eisentraut peter_e at gmx.net
Tue Jun 6 21:01:43 UTC 2006

Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> Attached is patches forking makefile.mk and friends to support
> compiling separately for each binary package. Both actual files and
> diffs against originals are including wheere applicable. See the most
> recent official libgdchart-gd1 package in sid for an actual use of
> the code.

This code seems to assume that you can build the package outside of the 
source directory, which is typical of autotools-style packages.  I'm 
wondering, however, whether this multiple-flavors should support other 
types of packages as well (e.g., what happens if you want to compile a 
java package in multiple flavors?) or whether this sort of solution 
is "good enough" for the moment.  It certainly addresses a frequent 

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