[blfs-dev] python and gdbm
b3nton at gmail.com
Sat Mar 3 08:07:15 PST 2012
On the python2 page it says to use a sed:
sed -i "s/ndbm_libs = \[\]/ndbm_libs = ['gdbm', 'gdbm_compat']/" setup.py
and the command explanation is:
This command is used to fix a build problem with the GDBM library.
If I compile python-2.7.2 twice, once with the sed and once without and
pipe the output to log files, diff can find no difference between the 2
log files. It would seem that the sed has no effect. Does anyone know
why it was added to the book? What was this enigmatic "build problem"?
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