[egenix-users] Error compiling egenix-mx-base (again)

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Fri Aug 10 23:41:27 CEST 2012

Hi Leonardo,

did you have a chance to test the snapshot release on your machine ?

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>>>> The better way to do all this is using environment variables. Set CC to
>>>> your compiler as mentioned on the bug message and things should work
>>>> (now and also for 2.7.4).
>>> I don't have any clue to what those values should be, but sysconfig.py
>>> does, in everymachine that I ever used. (my main problem in this
>>> machine is where the macosx sdk are stored, but then again, sysconfig
>>> knows).
>> We'll add a fix to the next patch level release of egenix-mx-base.
> We've uploaded a snapshot with the fix to our server. Could you
> give it a try ?
> http://downloads.egenix.com/python/egenix-mx-base-3.2.5_dev_20120807.tar.gz
> This is a source archive, so you'll have to do the usual
> "python setup.py install" dance to get it installed.
> The fix we've applied will test the compiler setup and try clang
> in case it cannot find the compiler with which Python itself
> was compiled. It should work with all supported Python versions
> (not only Python 2.7.3 which includes the distutils fix).
> Thanks,

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