Hartmut Goebel <h.goe...@crazy-compilers.com> skribis:
> Am 12.10.2016 um 18:03 schrieb Leo Famulari:
>>> > (define %standard-phases
>>> > - ;; 'configure' and 'build' phases are not needed. Everything is done
>>> > during
>>> > - ;; 'install'.
>>> > + ;; 'configure' phase is not needed.
>> I have no real comment because I don't know the python-build-system well
>> enough. Is the sentence about 'install' no longer accurate?
> The python-build-system uses the build and the install phase, but not
> the configure phase. So the old comment was plain wrong. I assume once
> only the install phase was used[*] and the comment has had been correct :-)
> Which is possible and much like running "make install" without prior run
> to "make".
Indeed, I think this has been the case since commit
Note however that Mark reverted this patch from master because it would
have caused a rebuild of all things Python. However feel free to apply
it to wip-python-build-system.