Preparing for a point release

Richard Laager rlaager at
Fri Dec 8 08:15:06 UTC 2017

On 12/08/2017 01:48 AM, Hal Murray via devel wrote:
> Richard Laager said:
>> NTPsec's `waf configure --destdir` seems broken. That should be fixed,
>> especially if helping packagers is a priority. 
> --destdir work on install rather than configure.
> --prefix works on configure not install

It works for me when building the Debian package, but I'm otherwise
having trouble with it. I haven't done a lot of testing, but it seems to
be the case that it is still trying to install the Python bits directly
to /usr, ignoring the destdir. This is the case with Python 2 and 3, and
both with and without my patch.

> On Fedora, python sys.path doesn't include /usr/local/whatever unless you put 
> that in PYTHONPATH.

Does the /usr/local/lib/python... directory exist?

For example, I don't get ~/.local/... in my sys.path unless the
directory exists.


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