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From: 320095285153-0001@... (Achim Gottinger)
Subject: Re: Re: Python Probs
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 17:35:19 +0100
drobbins@g.o wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 12, 2001 at 11:07:39AM +0100, Achim Gottinger wrote:
>
> > Hmm, I always thought sys should contain everything that's required for
> > building itself and everything that's required for a minimum runtime system.
> > dev-lang/python includes tcl-tk support, sys-devel/python not otherwise we
> > must must xfree/tcl-tk to sys which is a bad idea.
>
> Hrm, I forgot about this problem since I compiled sys-devel/python on a system
> without tcl-tk or X.
>
> > ldd /usr/bin/python
>         libreadline.so.4.1 => /usr/lib/libreadline.so.4.1 (0x4001b000)
>                 libcrypt.so.1 => /lib/libcrypt.so.1 (0x40041000)
>                 libncurses.so.5 => /lib/libncurses.so.5 (0x4006e000)
>                 libdb-3.1.so => /usr/lib/libdb-3.1.so (0x400b2000)
>                 libz.so.1 => /usr/lib/libz.so.1 (0x4012a000)
>                 libpthread.so.0 => /lib/libpthread.so.0 (0x40138000)
>                 libdl.so.2 => /lib/libdl.so.2 (0x4014d000)
>                 libutil.so.1 => /lib/libutil.so.1 (0x40150000)
>                 libm.so.6 => /lib/libm.so.6 (0x40153000)
>                 libc.so.6 => /lib/libc.so.6 (0x40171000)
>                 /lib/ld-linux.so.2 => /lib/ld-linux.so.2 (0x40000000)
>
>
> I know this may sound weird at first, but I'd rather disable X11 and tcl/tk
> support in sys-devel/python, and create a *third* python optional package --
> python-x11.  I don't want to force people to install Xfree86 and tcl/tk just
> so they can get a reasonably complete python implementation.  This kind of
> thing would be a pain for people who are setting up a server without X at all,
> but need a complete python to run their scripts.
>
> Or, we can simply tell people that if you want X and tcl-tk support in your
> python, just remerge sys-devel/python after you have X and tcl-tk installed.
> the python configure program will detect that they're there, and link against
> the new libraries.  Of course, then we need a transparent method for you so
> that when you're building packages, your sys-devel/python isn't linked against
> X and tcl-tk stuff and will work on a base system.
>

Do we get a problem if we change spython to resist in /usr and then merge over
libs
from dev-lang/python?

If not we can drop sys-devel/python and if someone needs python he can use
dev-lang/python
with or without tcl-tk/X support (use tcl-tk).


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