Re: [PATCH] python-cffi: enable out-of-tree builds

Subject: Re: [PATCH] python-cffi: enable out-of-tree builds

Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 11:22:58 -0400

To: Notmuch Mail


From: Daniel Kahn Gillmor

On Thu 2020-05-21 21:03:59 -0400, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:
> This is a simple hack to enable out-of-tree builds, a concern raised
> by Tomi in
> This change at least enables "make check" to complete without error,
> but I'm sure it could be improved.  I am not expert enough in
> setuptools to know how.

in, Floris said:

>> It probably is indeed the unfortunate case that copying the python
>> source is currently the easiest.  I had a quick look and it seemed like
>> one'd have to dig into the cffi setuptools support to make this work and
>> I'm not sure how successful that would be, but I admit I didn't feel
>> like trying.

So i've removed notmuch::needs-review -- sounds like this is currently
the way to go.

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