Re: [PATCH] perf tools: Add support to install perf pythonextension

From: Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo
Date: Thu Jul 21 2011 - 17:16:26 EST

Em Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 09:41:50PM +0200, Jiri Olsa escreveu:
> On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 04:04:07PM -0300, Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo wrote:
> > Em Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 08:47:15PM +0200, Jiri Olsa escreveu:
> > > nope, I added install-python_ext since it installs to the
> > > python system lib area, and it could break standard install

> > But where is that it picks the binaries built? The problem I was
> > experiencing was that it wasn't obeying O=, just using the source dir

> I haven't checked the 'O=' that much.. will do :)

> > as the build dir, effectively building it again, in a different place.

> I dont have that much experince with python, but here's what I found:
> (might be missing something..)


> Also there might be a way to overload distutils class and put our
> specific options to this new class..

> As I checked some of python extension packages, some of them
> do not use distutils at all.. can't imagine why ;)

Ok, we're on the same page with that ';)' ;)

I'd love to use what is 'pythonic', i.e. whatever the python people
think we should use and don't bother with all the module
build/install details, but since we want to have O= working...

- Arnaldo
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