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Title: 2.3.5 configure / make infinite loop
Type: Stage:
Components: Installation Versions: Python 2.3
Status: closed Resolution: out of date
Dependencies: Superseder:
Assigned To: Nosy List: christian.heimes, georg.brandl, jepler, nynymike
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2005-09-25 19:49 by nynymike, last changed 2022-04-11 14:56 by admin. This issue is now closed.

Messages (4)
msg60818 - (view) Author: Michael Schwartz (nynymike) Date: 2005-09-25 19:49
I am trying to install python 2.3.5 from source on FC4 
to /usr/local.

# ./configure --prefix=/usr/local  

works ok.

But when I do

# make

I get caught in an infinite loop where it just runs the 
configure script over and over.


- Mike
msg60819 - (view) Author: Georg Brandl (georg.brandl) * (Python committer) Date: 2005-09-25 20:29
Logged In: YES 

Not that I want to say that you don't have a problem, but if
you are installing from source anyway, couldn't you try
2.4.1 (or the upcoming 2.4.2)?

Moreover it's not likely that there will be a 2.3.6.
msg60820 - (view) Author: Jeff Epler (jepler) Date: 2005-10-01 15:09
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I built Python 2.3.5 on an FC4 / x86_64 machine as described
by the reporter.  I didn't get the behavior he described.

On a hunch, I executed
   touch -t 12311200 configure
(making configure be dated far in the future).  After doing
this, "make" executed configure at least twice before I
stopped it.

Is it possible that some file that Makefile depends on
(configure, in my example) is newer than the current system
msg61349 - (view) Author: Christian Heimes (christian.heimes) * (Python committer) Date: 2008-01-20 19:33
Yes, the makefile runs ./configure when the configure script is newer
than  Makefile.
Date User Action Args
2022-04-11 14:56:13adminsetgithub: 42416
2008-01-20 19:33:38christian.heimessetstatus: open -> closed
nosy: + christian.heimes
resolution: out of date
messages: + msg61349
2005-09-25 19:49:33nynymikecreate