[PATCH] prereq-build: require python3-distutils
a.heider at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 15:21:35 PDT 2021
Nice, sounds good, thanks!
On 23/08/2021 23:12, Hauke Mehrtens wrote:
> Hi Andre,
> I will backport this to 21.02 in the next days. I want to wait if there
> are more problems showing up in master.
> On 8/23/21 10:47 PM, Andre Heider wrote:
>> Hi Hauke,
>> thanks for merging the patch!
>> Can we also get this cherry-picked to the 21.02 branch, please?
>> Jeffery makes some good points as to why here:
>> I too can see that package backports could get unnecessarily painful
>> in the future without this in 21.02.
>> On 10/08/2021 12:22, Andre Heider wrote:
>>> Debian and Ubuntu ship a python3-minimal package which does not include
>>> the distutils module. This is not supported by upstream and can be
>>> considered a broken python distribution.
>>> In practice, many scripts depend on said module, and this is a
>>> pain point for building various OpenWrt packages.
>>> Require and check for said module, enough time has been wasted on this.
>>> A list of just the most recent issues:
>>> Signed-off-by: Andre Heider <a.heider at gmail.com>
>>> include/prereq-build.mk | 4 ++++
>>> 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)
>>> diff --git a/include/prereq-build.mk b/include/prereq-build.mk
>>> index 8fbf6f22c4..922e7c544b 100644
>>> --- a/include/prereq-build.mk
>>> +++ b/include/prereq-build.mk
>>> @@ -170,6 +170,10 @@ $(eval $(call SetupHostCommand,python3,Please
>>> install Python >= 3.6, \
>>> python3.6 -V 2>&1 | grep 'Python 3', \
>>> python3 -V 2>&1 | grep -E 'Python 3\.[6-9]\.?'))
>>> +$(eval $(call TestHostCommand,python3-distutils, \
>>> + Please install the Python3 distutils module, \
>>> + $(STAGING_DIR_HOST)/bin/python3 -c 'import distutils'))
>>> $(eval $(call SetupHostCommand,git,Please install Git (git-core) >=
>>> 220.127.116.11, \
>>> git --exec-path | xargs -I % -- grep -q -- --recursive
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