proposal: merge waf build of s4 to master

Kai Blin kai at
Mon Apr 12 06:34:20 MDT 2010

On Monday 12 April 2010 14:03:30 Volker Lendecke wrote:

> > As S4 needs python anyway and Python is a pain to cross-compile, I've
> > done some native builds with waf on my ARM Cortex-A8 system. As that's a
> > pretty normal Ubuntu Linux, it's not very surprising that this works.
> >
> > I've also played with cross-compiling Samba (both 3 and 4) to the Android
> > platform recently, but both of them stubbornly resisted my attempts so
> > far, so I didn't even think about looking at waf for that.
> So this means that the S4 requirement for waf essentially
> will make cross-compiling tdb and talloc a lot more
> difficult than it might be now (not having tried it at all)?

Not that I'm aware of, but of course I haven't tested this either. waf should 
be fine running with the host's python install. Only S4 will be tricky to 
cross-compile, as that needs the target python.


Kai Blin
Worldforge developer
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