Jython as PYTHON_VENDOR in bsd.python.mk

Victor Balada Diaz victor at bsdes.net
Tue Mar 20 09:22:59 UTC 2012

On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 01:12:59PM +0100, Victor Balada Diaz wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to port django-jython[1] to FreeBSD. Jython[2] is a python interpreter 
> written in java. Django is a popular web framework written in python. For it
> to work under java i need django-python which have some database specific drivers.
> The problem is that while i tried porting, seems i can't use bsd.python.mk because USE_PYTHON
> doesn't have a way to recognize jython as a python interpreter.
> Does anyone know what's the best approach for porting this? I think that maybe jython should
> be added as python vendor in the same way we have JAVA_VENDOR for java.
> What do you think?
> Thanks a lot.
> Regards.
> [1]: http://code.google.com/p/django-jython/
> [2]: http://www.jython.org/


At least can someone think on a good alternative way of porting that package?

Thanks a lot.

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