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Re: pkg/54612: security/gpgme not compatible with newer Pythons?

On Fri, Oct 11, 2019 at 10:20:00AM +0000, wrote:
 > I'm trying to build security/gpgme (as dependency of mail/mutt), and it fails with
 > python3.4-gpg/gpgme_wrap.c: In function '_PySwigObject_type':
 > python3.4-gpg/gpgme_wrap.c:1749:3: error: 'cmpfunc' undeclared (first use in this function)
 >  1749 |  (cmpfunc)SwigPyObject_compare,     /* tp_compare */
 >       |   ^~~~~~~
 > python3.4-gpg/gpgme_wrap.c:1749:3: note: each undeclared identifier is reported only once for each function it appears in
 > python3.4-gpg/gpgme_wrap.c:1749:11: error: expected '}' before 'SwigPyObject_compare'
 >  1749 |  (cmpfunc)SwigPyObject_compare,     /* tp_compare */
 >       |           ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
 > I have python37-3.7.4 installed, and looking at gpgme_wrap.c, I
 > assume that PyTypeObject has changed and the code has not been
 > adjusted.

This failure is a result of using a too-old version of swig; swig 1.x
doesn't support python3.

 > Actually, the pkgsrc Makefile does not mention Python or Swig at
 > all, or accepted or incompatible versions. So I guess the creation
 > of Python bindings happens accidentally, depending on the presence
 > of a usable Python. I think this dependency should be made
 > mandatory for this package, or made an option: The configure script
 > offers "--enable-languages=", which could be set.

This part was fixed recently, so I guess the issue is resolved...

David A. Holland

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