devel/apr1 and python use.

jhell jhell at
Sun Sep 12 03:38:21 UTC 2010

On 09/11/2010 09:19, Philip M. Gollucci wrote:
> On 9/11/2010 6:04 AM, jhell wrote:
>> Hi Apache Team&  Ports,
>>     Would I be able to persuade you guys to bump or change if you will
>> USE_PYTHON_BUILD from -2.6 to -2.7 or switch to using USE_PYTHON=
>> instead ?
>> Comment from
>> This file contains some variable definitions that are supposed to make
>> your life easier when dealing with ports related to the Python language.
>> It's automatically included when USE_PYTHON or PYTHON_VERSION is defined
>> in the ports' makefile. Define PYTHON_VERSION to override the defaults
>> that USE_PYTHON would give you. If your port requires only some set of
>> Python versions, you can define USE_PYTHON as [min]-[max] or min+. (eg.
>> 2.1-2.3, 2.0+ or -2.2)
>>     I have tested apr1 against python27 and have not seen any negative
>> side
>> effects unless someone can point it out but this port seems to be the
>> only port holding up my builds due to this define.
>> It seems correct to me that it should be using:
>> USE_PYTHON=2.6+ or USE_PYTHON=-2.7
> Absolutely, I'll make the change momentarily.  That was originally set
> b/c 3.x+ does run the .py build generation scripts.

Thank you! Sir.



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