Author thomas-petazzoni
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Date 2014-01-09.23:03:07
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The build_ext logic uses sys.executable.startswith(os.path.join(sys.exec_prefix, "bin")) to determine whether we're building a third-party Python extension, or a built-in Python extension. However, this check is wrong in cross-compilation mode, because the host Python interpreter might very well be installed in its prefix, when it is used to cross-compile the target modules and extensions. The current check would mis-detect this as we're building third-party Python modules, while we are in fact building the internal Python modules of the target Python.

Therefore, use the existing sysconfig.python_build variable, which provides the information of whether we're building Python itself or not in a correct way.
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