[mod_python] Problems Compiling

Zach McDanel mcdanelz at gmail.com
Thu Sep 15 23:18:44 EDT 2005

Ok yeah ln in irix requires a second argument, so I add ./ in place of 
nothing an dit seems to have compiled.


On Sep 15, 2005, at 9:26 PM, Jim Gallacher wrote:

> Zach McDanel wrote:
>> Sgi IRIX 6.5.28
>> Python 2.4.1, removed a reference in makefile to libmpc cause it was 
>> causing problems with mod_python compile and it was not used to 
>> resolve and symbols
>> Apache 2.0.54
>> mod_python 3.1.4
>> this is the error I'm getting, I tracked down that it occurs in 
>> dist/Makefile
>>        ln -s ../lib/python/mod_python
>> Insufficient arguments
>> Usage: ln [-fis] file1 file2
>>        ln [-fis] file1 ... file2 dir
>> *** Error code 2 (bu21)
>> *** Error code 1 (bu21)
> For the ln in linux and FreeBSD, the link name (eg file2) is optional. 
> From the man page:
> If LINK_NAME is omitted, a link with the same basename as  the  TARGET 
> is created in the current directory.
> Perhaps IRIX's ln is different? If this is the case then it's a bug 
> wrt IRIX. If you can confirm this is the case then I'll fix it in the 
> dev branch.
> Jim

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