Subject: pkg/29735: python packages don't build module on Solaris
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List: pkgsrc-bugs
Date: 03/19/2005 01:29:00
>Number:         29735
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       python packages don't build module on Solaris
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    pkg-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Mar 19 01:29:00 +0000 2005
>Originator:     Simon Kuhn
>Release:        pkgsrc-current
Case Western Reserve University
SunOS reducto 5.9 Generic_117171-13 sun4u sparc SUNW,Sun-Fire-V240 Solaris

Build a python package (at least python23 and python24) on Solaris 9 using gcc-3.3.5 from pkgsrc-current.

Build completes successfully. Packaging has an error because is not installed. It isn't built because it depends on gettext/libiconv.
Build python23 on Solaris 9 with gcc-3.3.5. bmake package yields:

tar: Unable to access lib/python2.3/lib-dynload/ (No such file or directory)
tar: WARNING! These file names were not selected:

If you scroll back up in the build you'll discover some lines from python talking about disabling

.include "../../devel/gettext-lib/"

to Makefile.common in python23 and python24.