waf/python build/check mixup

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Fri Dec 2 02:18:56 UTC 2016

Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>:
> esr at thyrsus.com said:
> > Very nice - except that (a) I failed to notice that the TIOCGWINSZ call
> > returned (columns, rows) rather than (rows, columns), and (b) I forgot to
> > 'waf build' after changing pylib/util.py, so I ran the stale version of
> > pylib/util.py when testing, so I didn't see your breakage. 
> Or maybe you did run waf build and it didn't re-build some of the python 
> stuff because you didn't also run waf check.

No, that's not it.  I know how the waf build logic works, I've had to
modify it quite often.  I know you think you've found a bug there, but
I think you're misinterpreting something.  I'll figure it out.
		<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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