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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
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