[Pkg-gtkpod-devel] Re: Help needed with python-gpod

Pierre Habouzit madcoder at debian.org
Sat Sep 30 09:24:13 UTC 2006

Le sam 30 septembre 2006 01:47, Frank Lichtenheld a écrit :
> Hi.
> I maintain the libgpod package which also provides python bindings
> in the python-gpod package. While preparing a new upstream version
> for upload I noticed that upstream changed the build system for
> the python bindings so that the patch provided by Raphael Hertzog
> to build them according to python policy doesn't work anymore.
> Now it seems awful complicated to patch the package again to build
> more than one version of the bindings. Which means I would have to go
> back to only providing some for the default python version. As far as
> I can tell this wouldn't cause much problems since the only rdepends
> is using the 2.4 version anyway.
> But maybe someone of you has a good idea to patch the package to make
> providing more than one version easy again (given the fact that many
> of you have probably seen more than one build system for python
> bindings unlike me)?
> Or maybe someone would like to point out why only providing a 2.4
> version of the bindings is really a bad idea (e.g. people that might
> actually use the package, again unlike me)?

with the autotools, to chose the python version you build for, you just 

PYTHON=pythonX.Y ./configure .....

·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder at debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org
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