Ethereal-dev: Re: [Ethereal-dev] Problems with python in building from SVN

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From: Richard Sharpe <[email protected]>
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2004 10:25:57 -0700 (PDT)
On Fri, 23 Jul 2004, Gilbert Ramirez wrote:

> On Thursday 22 July 2004 23:49, Richard Sharpe wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I just tried building on a FreeBSD 4.3 system with a recent version of
> > python (2.3.4), and here is what I got:
> >
> > Making all in dissectors
> > /usr/local/bin/python  -o packet-ncp2222.c
> > Unknown option: -o
> >
> > If I do python -h, -o is just not an option to python.
> >
>
> The name of the python script is missing. -o is an option to the script. The
> rule comes from epan/dissectors/Makefile.am:
>
> packet-ncp2222.c : $(srcdir)/ncp2222.py
>         $(PYTHON) $< -o [email protected]
>
> Does your Makefile.am, and the generated Makefile, look like this?

No, it doesn't. It has nothing like that in it. This is what the header of
Makefile.am looks like:

# Makefile.am
# Automake file for Ethereal
#
# $Id: Makefile.am 11456 2004-07-21 09:00:56Z sahlberg $

/me messes with SVN to see what the changes look like.

Regards
-----
Richard Sharpe, rsharpe[at]richardsharpe.com, rsharpe[at]samba.org,
sharpe[at]ethereal.com, http://www.richardsharpe.com