tech-repository archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]

Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/net/ocamlnet

On Sun, Jul 22, 2012 at 01:31:24PM -0400, Julio Merino wrote:
 > > Keep in mind that the basic problem with Python is crosscompiling it.
 > Why is crosscompiling Python more of a problem than crosscompiling,
 > say, X11?  Are there any problems with the codebase that make this
 > hard?  Or is it just that someone has to write the initial reachover
 > Makefiles?  (I certainly don't know what you are referring to.)

It's got a moderately nasty build system. The big problem AIUI is that
the byte-compiled files aren't machine-independent and there's no
support in Python for crossbuilding them.

David A. Holland

Home | Main Index | Thread Index | Old Index