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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] autoconf: change python configure testing

2012/3/16 Ian Campbell <Ian.Campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>:
> On Fri, 2012-03-16 at 12:28 +0000, Ian Campbell wrote:
>> On Fri, 2012-03-16 at 12:21 +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
>> > Roger Pau Monnà writes ("Re: [PATCH] autoconf: change python configure 
>> > testing"):
>> > > Yes, I could tweak ax_python_devel.m4 a little bit to disable
>> > > PYTHON_VERSION and continue using PYTHON (but we will depart from
>> > > stock ax_python_devel.m4, and it should be taken into account when
>> > > updating the macro file). I don't think allowing the user to set both
>> > > is a good idea, could lead to misconfiguration problems, and is
>> > > confusing to allow the user to set both PYTHON and PYTHON_VERSION.
>> >
>> > Wait, did you copy ax_python_devel.m4 out of the autoconf archive ?
>> > What about the copyright notices, etc. ? ÂDid you strip them out or
>> > did it not have one ? ÂThe autoconf archive is GPLv3+ which is not
>> > compatible with our GPLv2-only licence.
>> http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=autoconf-archive.git;a=blob_plain;f=m4/ax_python.m4
>> and http://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf-archive/ax_python.html both say
>> v2 for this snippet.
> Nevermind, this is ax_python, not ax_pythong_devel (which is v3 :-()

ax_python.m4 looks crappy to me, I would prefer to use our own macros
than that. So back to square 1, I'm going to make our original
python_devel.m4 print warnings to the log for flags that are not -L*
or -l*.

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