diff between Fedora + EPEL builds (python)

Jeremy Katz katzj at redhat.com
Fri Sep 21 01:01:24 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-09-20 at 20:09 -0400, Neal Becker wrote:
> I'm having trouble updating mecurial.  I pushed an update to F-7 and devel. 
> It doesn't build on EL-4 though.  The problem seems to be, that python
> setup.py build/install creates .pyc/.pyo on  F-7 and devel, but not on
> EL-4.  Then, I get 'file not found by glob' for the missing files.  I also
> tried %ghost on them, but EL-4 still complains they're missing.  Anyone
> know what this is about and maybe how to fix it?  I'd like to make
> mercurial for EL-4.

RHEL4 doesn't do automatic byte-compiling of .py files.  You can change
the invocation of the setup install to be -O2 instead of -O1 to get
the .pyo files generated as well


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