-Re: Building is too difficult and release of a first pre-built egg
Roman Chyla 2011-06-02, 21:25
On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 5:54 AM, Philippe Ombredanne
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On 2011-06-01 20:54, Roman Chyla wrote:
>> I would build some other binaries and upload them, will you get me
> Done: I added you as a committer to
> I'll try to keep and post detailed logs for each build I do.
> I am planning to add some detailed egg building instructions too.
> I will also contact the dudes at:
> They are building windows eggs already
I'll also do -- the project for which it is needed is this one:
>> But I also need to build JCC and upload them. Note that the
>> location of the java that was used for the project built will be
>> hardcoded inside the dynamic library, but I plan to change the header
>> and set a few standard paths there.
> Ah... good point... meaning this is bad... a build would not be java
> location independent then?
> This would be a major bummer to have the path to java hardcoded in the .so.
> You could commit the patches there if you have some?
oh, I assumed that was not patcheable -- but maybe I was wrong; but
what I certainly planned to do is to change each binary produced and
set some standard paths. Any ideas of what would be the standard
library paths for linux?
>> Building pylucene/jcc is indeed difficult for newcomers.
> Indeed too hard imho. A big deterrent. Such that it does likely impair the
> project reach, growth and health.
and it is a very wonderful project, i agree
>> On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 10:54 AM, Philippe Ombredanne
>> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>>> I think it is way too hard to build PyLucene for the mere mortals.
>>> Getting eggs is yet another level of difficulties
>>> I created an issue:
>>> and started an Apache extra project, releasing a first egg for the Linux
>>> 64/Python 2.5.2/Oracle JDK 1.5 combo
>>> I hope that can help some folks.
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