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

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Tue Jun 6 21:54:02 UTC 2006

On Tue, 6 Jun 2006 23:01:43 +0200 Peter Eisentraut wrote:

> 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 need.

My aim for unofficial snippets has been to mess as little as possible
with min snippets.

The aim is of course the opposite within cdbs, and yes, I think it is
possible to extend makefile.mk to support multiple compilations without
breaking existing logic (doing it only when new options are set).

 - Jonas

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