[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/2] package/pkg-python: use HOST_CONFIGURE_OPTS for distutils

Ryan Barnett ryan.barnett at rockwellcollins.com
Thu Dec 5 21:55:23 UTC 2019


Arnout,

On Thu, Dec 5, 2019 at 3:45 PM Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout at mind.be> wrote:
>
> On 04/12/2019 15:12, Ryan Barnett wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 11, 2019 at 8:06 AM Ryan Barnett
> > <ryan.barnett at rockwellcollins.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> When building host python packages, we need to ensure that distutils
> >> package types utilize HOST_CONFIGURE_OPTS. This ensures that the
> >> correct linker and compiler environment variables are set to compile
> >> utilizing the host directory.
> >>
> >> It was discovered that when compiling a host-python package, it was
> >> using linking against the build machines library folder instead of the
> >> host folder because LDFLAGS was not properly set and was improperly
> >> detecting whether or not a shared or static library was present in the
> >> host folder.
> >
> > Is there any feedback on this approach to compiling a host python
> > distutils packages?
>
>  As such it seems like the right thing to do. However, it makes me wonder
>
> - why this is not needed for setuptools;
>
> - why we don't pass TARGET_CONFIGURE_OPTS in the environment for the target.

I will send a v2 where I combine the passing
{TARGET|HOST}_CONFIGURE_OPTS into their respective environments. I
will also send changing of the setuptools package type as well.

I'm not familiar with the setuptools build method for building with
python but I would image that it doesn't hurt to pass _CONFIGURE_OPTS
in the environment.

Thanks,
-Ryan


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