[PyQt] LONG_BIT error static compiling Python3.4.2 for Android

Phil Thompson phil at riverbankcomputing.com
Thu Feb 5 13:45:44 GMT 2015

On 05/02/2015 1:36 pm, lloyd konneker wrote:
> Please disregard.  It was an error in my procedures: attempting to
> build (which includes patching) static python twice.  When you build
> static python for Android for the second time, you should have fresh,
> unpatched source for python.
> Then if you need to hack at the python interpreter (to debug some
> crash say on Android), you can modify the source and make; make
> install.  But again, you should not build it using pyqtdeploy a second
> time, since the second time around, the patching will fail.
> Also, you might want a separate copy of the python source for each
> target platform.  As far as I know, it is only patched for target
> Android, but after it is patched, it is not clear to me that the
> patched python source is still valid for other target platforms (in
> case for any reason you want to rebuild static python for another
> platform.)  In other words, if you are building static python for many
> target platforms from one python source directory, the order is
> important: first build the platforms that don’t patch the source.

The patched Python source should still be Ok for non-Android platforms.


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