compiling 3.7.0 from source with custom libffi path
On 9/24/18, Thomas Jollans <tjol at tjol.eu> wrote:
> On 2018-09-24 16:30, Fetchinson . via Python-list wrote:
>> [fetch at fetch]$ grep LIBFFI_INCLUDE Makefile
>> LIBFFI_INCLUDEDIR= /opt/custom/lib/libffi-3.2.1/include
>> So I'd say everything should work but it doesn't, I reran ./configure
>> and also make of course.
> I'm confused. ./configure succeeds? Then where's the error?
Yes, ./configure succeeds, also make succeeds in general, so it
produces a usable python executable but _ctypes is not compiled so
_ctypes is not usable and can not be imported, libffi is only needed
for _ctypes AFAIK. The error, or better said INFO message, comes from
INFO: Could not locate ffi libs and/or headers
Failed to build these modules:
But nevertheless make install also succeeds, the only thing is that
_ctypes does not work.
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