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From: Maurice Volaski <mvolaski@××××××××.edu>
To: gentoo-alt@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-alt] Re: Re: [Q] What's causing python on Opensolaris to fail to import modules?
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 2008 18:06:25
Message-Id: a06240412c486e649b365@[]
Ooos, sorry just was I was formally submitting this weirdness as,, I realize the last 
part of your email, but it's still not clear why it causes a problem. 
If LDFLAGS is set, then why should gcc -m64 have trouble? In fact, it 
works OK when the 64-bit gcc library is moved to /usr/sfw/lib.

>On 23-06-2008 17:23:57 -0400, Maurice Volaski wrote: >>> I think I hit the same issue and I added a little note for it in the >>> bootstrap guide. If you're bootstrapping 64-bits, you need to have the >>> 64-bits paths in your searchpath, where they are non standard. >>> >>> It's in this line: >>> >>> If you are targetting a 64-bits native Prefix, append -L and -R flags >>> for /usr/sfw/lib/64 to your LDFLAGS. Additionally set CC="gcc -m64", >>> CXX="g++ -m64" and HOSTCC="gcc -m64". >>> >>> note the /usr/sfw/lib/64, it contains the 64-bits version of >>>, that the linker should find (after skipping the >>> incompatible 32-bits version). >>> >>> If you already did this, it looks like something weird is going on. >> >> First, I assume the guide you mean is >> > >yes > >> If so, though it's not the cause of the problem, but shouldn't those >> variables be set before bootstrapping python? > >Well, if you refer to the ones "./bootstrap-prefix ...", then NO. Those >packages are build tools only (not libraries or stuff you're actually >going to keep) and are just compiled 32-bits. This saves you from a lot >of trouble. If you set -m64 before you did those, your python problems >comes from there. > >> Now, I had them set them when I bootstrapped python, so something weird >> is going on. I was able to get past it by moving the 32-bit libgcc out of >> the way and creating a symlink in /usr/sfw/lib to the 64-bit version and >> it seems to be working. > >Then you better remove everything, and restart from scratch again >carefully following the guide. The order of things is highly important! > > >-- >Fabian Groffen >Gentoo on a different level
-- Maurice Volaski, mvolaski@××××××××.edu Computing Support, Rose F. Kennedy Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University -- gentoo-alt@l.g.o mailing list