[reportlab-users] installing reportlab on aix 5.3

Steve Romanow slestak989 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 22 11:20:09 EDT 2010

On 7/22/2010 9:27 AM, Robin Becker wrote:

> On 22/07/2010 14:06, Steve Romanow wrote:

> ...........


>> #This is normally only used for win32


>> #lib=path to your freetype2 .lib file eg

>> C:\Python\devel\freetype-2.1.5\objs\freetype214.lib

>> #libdir=path the the containing folder; leave empty uses dirname(of the

>> lib)

>> #incdir=path to the include files for your setup or it uses ../include

>> from the libdir

>> lib=/opt/freeware/lib/libfreetype.a

>> libdir=/opt/freeware/lib

>> incdir=/opt/freeware/lib

> ........


> unfortunately the statement about win32 is mostly true. Although the

> setup script does read the cfg it seems those values aren't used if it

> finds


> Can you substitute with this one and see if it helps? The only

> difference is a change to the way that inc_lib_dirs() is initialized

> it should put the cfg values in the lists first. I haven't tested this

> so beware.



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Attached is the output from installing with your supplied setup.py. I
overrode the CC env cariable to force the use of gcc, however, the way I
understand it, the aix linker is supposed to be used all the time, even
for gcc.
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