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Re: python bug

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Gerhard Haering <haering_postgresql(at)gmx(dot)de>
Cc: PostgreSQL-interfaces <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgresql(dot)org>,darcy(at)druid(dot)net
Subject: Re: python bug
Date: 2002-12-30 05:09:57
Message-ID: 200212300509.gBU59vl25014@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Lists: pgsql-interfaces
Fix applied.  I think we will be moving python and tcl out of /interfaces
to gborg for 7.4.

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Gerhard Haering wrote:
> * Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> [2002-12-14 20:50 -0500]:
> > I saw this in the python source setup.py:
> > 
> >         include_dirs=['/usr/include/pgsql']
> >         library_dirs=['usr/lib/pgsql']
> >                        ^^^
> >         optional_libs=['pq']
> >         data_files = []
> > 
> > Is the lack of a leading slash correct?
> 
> No.
> 
> It should really be 
> 
>     library_dirs=['/usr/lib/pgsql']
> 
> *But* is this really the default place where PostgreSQL installs its
> libraries?  I thought this was rather /usr/local/lib?
> 
> If anybody wants to improve the setup.py part of PyGreSQL, I'd recommend
> you take a look at the setup.py file for our altnernative PostgreSQL/Python
> adapter:
> 
> http://cvs.sourceforge.net/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/pypgsql/pypgsql/setup.py?rev=HEAD&content-type=text/vnd.viewcvs-markup
> 
> We recently put considerable effort in to make pyPgSQL build out of the box
> on many platforms (Debian, SuSE, Redhat Linux, FreeBSD, OpenUnix, Windows,
> MacOS X, Cygwin plus untested support for a few other platforms).
> 
> And of course pyPgSQL is licensed under a liberal BSD-like license as well
> :-)
> 
> Btw. another question. I noticed that a few interfaces (Perl comes to mind)
> have been moved out of the PostgreSQL tree to gborg. Maybe it'd be a good
> idea to do that for PyGreSQL as well?
> 
> -- Gerhard
> 

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