[egenix-users] Error compiling egenix-mx-base (again)
mal at egenix.com
Fri Aug 3 23:14:27 CEST 2012
Leonardo Santagada wrote:
> other extensions like cython, pillow, simplejson and others that have
> C modules all compile just fine, is this going to be fixed or should I
> try installing python from homebrew?
As far as I can see, there will be some minimal backport for Python 2.7.
You could try this approach first (i.e. set some environment variables
to point distutils to clang):
If that fails, I'd suggest to try a fresh Python compiled from source
with the tools you have in your Xcode version.
> On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 4:50 PM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
>> Leonardo Santagada wrote:
>>> Every time I try to pip install egenix-mx-base in a different machine
>>> it errors out, does it pay off to override distutils/distribute
>> I think you should ask that question to the setuptools author :-)
>> mxSetup tries very hard to extend distutils using the way it was
>> designed for. setuptools/distribute doesn't care that much and
>> as a result breaks distutils in many different incompatible ways.
>> But in your case, the cause appears to be yet another MacApple quirk
>> that's not really related to any overrides, but instead to the way
>> distutils and the Python configuration system works.
>>> This time I think is because distutils/distribute uses
>>> clang when it doesn't find gcc-4.2 but your code do not. I'm also
>>> pasting the error when I create a gcc-4.2 symbolic link pointing to
>> See here:
>> "extension module builds fail with python.org OS X installers on OS X 10.7 and 10.6 with Xcode 4.2"
>> The problem is that the installers on python.org where built on a
>> machine with gcc-4.2. This information is written into the
>> Python config files and whenever Python tries to compile an extension,
>> it uses that information again.
>> If you then try to build extensions on a system that doesn't have
>> gcc-4.0, distutils will fail.
>> BTW: We've long given up using the Apple or python.org supplied
>> installers for Mac OS X and always compile Python from source on our
>> machines. There are simply too many bugs/weird configuration things
>> to work around when using the Apple or python.org versions.
>> Marc-Andre Lemburg
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Professional Python Services directly from the Source (#1, Aug 03 2012)
>>> Python/Zope Consulting and Support ... http://www.egenix.com/
>>> mxODBC.Zope.Database.Adapter ... http://zope.egenix.com/
>>> mxODBC, mxDateTime, mxTextTools ... http://python.egenix.com/
2012-08-25: FrOSCon, St. Augustin, Germany ... 22 days to go
::: Try our new mxODBC.Connect Python Database Interface for free ! ::::
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D-40764 Langenfeld, Germany. CEO Dipl.-Math. Marc-Andre Lemburg
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