Closed Bug 728229 Opened 9 years ago Closed 9 years ago

Allow to build with system python ply library

Categories

(Firefox Build System :: General, defect)

All
Linux
defect
Not set
normal

Tracking

(Not tracked)

RESOLVED FIXED
mozilla13

People

(Reporter: glandium, Assigned: glandium)

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Attachment #598241 - Flags: review?(ted.mielczarek)
Why? ply hasn't been terribly stable (or we relied on undocumented behavior) and so I'm a bit skeptical that this is something we want to do.
(In reply to Benjamin Smedberg  [:bsmedberg] from comment #2)
> Why? ply hasn't been terribly stable (or we relied on undocumented behavior)
> and so I'm a bit skeptical that this is something we want to do.

Because I don't want to ship ply with the sdk on debian. I've also been using system ply to build seamonkey for a whole while now and haven't had any problems with that.
Assignee: nobody → mh+mozilla
Comment on attachment 598241 [details] [diff] [review]
Allow to build with system python ply library

Review of attachment 598241 [details] [diff] [review]:
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I'm not sure I'm wild about the concept either, but the execution here is fine. Is it really onerous to have a couple of extra Python files in our SDK?
Attachment #598241 - Flags: review?(ted.mielczarek) → review+
(In reply to Ted Mielczarek [:ted] (away until ~March 7) from comment #4)
> I'm not sure I'm wild about the concept either, but the execution here is
> fine. Is it really onerous to have a couple of extra Python files in our SDK?

We prefer to avoid useless duplicates, in debian. Not this is not meant to be used on Mozilla builds.
https://hg.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/rev/a4bd10f72128
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla13
Product: Core → Firefox Build System
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