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* On 2013-08-09 at 03:47 BST, Paul Ackersviller wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 08, 2013 at 08:51:54AM +0200, Hauke Fath wrote:
> > At 3:01 Uhr +0000 8.8.2013, Paul Ackersviller wrote:
> > >> The most common cause is when you don't use an external compiler, and
> > >> of course you can't build lang/gcc* without first building its
> > >> dependencies, which need a compiler...
> > >
> > >Not the problem here, as I've never even been able to build gcc from
> > >pkgsrc.
> > What problems did you run into?
> I shouldn't say too much since it's a year or so since I've tried,
> but from what I recall many problems cascaded from python not building
> on HP-UX. Python was horribly painful to get going there last year,
> but I see the current 2.7.5 looks much more promising so far.
Right, I had a horrid time trying to get any recent-ish version of
Python building on HP/UX a few years ago, and had to settle on running
an older 2.5 and modifying our code to support that.
Great if a newer version helps, though.
> Assuming my memory is not faulty on this, is there some good reason
> why gcc should depend on python?
None at all, at least in a default configuration. We depend heavily
on GCC from pkgsrc, and so have wired down its dependencies to avoid
circular problems, and python has never shown up here.
Jonathan Perkin - Joyent, Inc. - www.joyent.com
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