compiling an actual version of python

Arne Fitzenreiter Arne.Fitzenreiter at ipfire.org
Mon Feb 9 12:26:08 CET 2015


Try to use the download toolchain instead of toolchain build. Many 
systems are not able to build the
toolchain. (e.g. 64bit or multilib systems)

Run
./make.sh gettoolchain
to download a precompiled toolcain.

Arne


On , robert rottermann wrote:
> next problem:
> 
> i did copy the python source archve as instructed:
> cp python/Python-2.7.9.tar.xz ipfire-2.x/cache/
> 
> and changed
> vim ~/ipfire/ipfire-2.x/lfs/python
>   on line 27 change
>     VER        = 2.7.3
>   to
>     VER        = 2.7.9
> 
> but running
> ./make.sh toolchain
> 
> produces the following error
> 
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:141: warning: empty declaration
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:149: error: storage class specified for
> parameter 'hashtab'
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:152: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or
> '__attribute__' before '{' token
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:165: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or
> '__attribute__' before '{' token
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:180: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or
> '__attribute__' before '{' token
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:198: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or
> '__attribute__' before '{' token
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:215: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or
> '__attribute__' before '{' token
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:237: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or
> '__attribute__' before '{' token
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:271: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or
> '__attribute__' before '{' token
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:282: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or
> '__attribute__' before '{' token
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:318: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or
> '__attribute__' before '{' token
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:400: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or
> '__attribute__' before '{' token
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:436: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or
> '__attribute__' before '{' token
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:448: error: expected '=', ',', ';', 'asm' or
> '__attribute__' before '{' token
> /usr/include/unistd.h:756: error: old-style parameter declarations in
> prototyped function definition
> scripts/basic/fixdep.c:462: error: expected '{' at end of input
> make[2]: *** [scripts/basic/fixdep] Error 1
> make[1]: *** [scripts_basic] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory
> `/home/robert/ipfire/ipfire-2.x/build/usr/src/linux-3.14.31'
> make: ***
> [/home/robert/ipfire/ipfire-2.x/log/linux-3.14.31-ipfire-headers-tools]
> Error 2
> 
> more advice needed ..
> thanks
> robert
> 
> 
> On 07.02.2015 19:56, Michael Tremer wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 
>> no, the build system does not replace your system, but requires root
>> permissions. Those could damage your system in case anything 
>> unexpected
>> happens, so creating a virtual machine which you can just delete and
>> reinstall is a good option.
>> 
>> -Michael
>> 
>> On Sat, 2015-02-07 at 19:54 +0100, robert rottermann wrote:
>>> new problem/question ..
>>> 
>>> now I get the following message:
>>> *** Packaged toolchain compilation
>>> version   options    time (sec)   status
>>> Resetting our nice level to 10
>>> [ DONE ]
>>> Checking if we're running as root user
>>> [ FAIL ]
>>> 
>>> ERROR: Not building as root
>>>         Check 
>>> /home/robert/ipfire/ipfire-2.x/log/_build.preparation.log
>>> for errors if applicable
>>> robert at chrissy:~/ipfire/ipfire-2.x$
>>> 
>>> 
>>> why should I do that as root?
>>> 
>>> is the build process replacing my system?
>>> 
>>> this is not what I want actually ..
>>> 
>>> I think I restart everything in a virtual machine ..
>>> 
>>> robert
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 07.02.2015 19:47, robert rottermann wrote:
>>> 
>>>> On 07.02.2015 13:23, Michael Tremer wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Ignore the IPFire 3 stuff. After that, you will need to do what is
>>>>> described in the build howto:
>>>> aha, thats ignoring IPFire 3 stuff is the key here..
>>>> However, this is what is NOT, what is explained in the wiki
>>>> 
>>>> git clone ssh://<user>@git.ipfire.org/pub/git/ipfire-3.x.git # Could 
>>>> also be checked out via the git proto
>>>>   c
>>>> ol
>>>> cd ipfire-3.x/
>>>> git remote add <user> 
>>>> ssh://<user>@git.ipfire.org/pub/git/people/<user>/ipfire-3.x.git
>>>> thanks,
>>>> robert
>>>> 
>>>> 
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