[blfs-support] Python vs Python Modules in MesaLib and libxml2 - BLFS 2013-03-18

Kenno Han kennohan at gmail.com
Fri Mar 22 14:52:22 PDT 2013

libxml python module can be built with libxml source package.
just have python installed during the make process is enough.
On Mar 22, 2013 2:27 PM, <rhubarbpieguy at gmail.com> wrote:

> The following Note is in the MesaLib documentation:
> "The libxml2 Python module must have been built during the installation
> of libxml2 or else MesaLib build will fail."
> Should it perhaps read as follows:
> "Python must have been built during the installation of libxml2 or else
> the MesaLib build will fail."
> It's a minor point, but it seems slightly unclear as  "Python Modules"
> is listed in the Table of Contents.  There is no libxml2 Python module
> in "Python Modules."  Might the libxml2 documentation also refer simply
> to Python, not the Python module.
> The "Recommended" note in the libxml2 documentation refers to the Python
> library module.  From that I understand how the note came about as it
> refers to the Python library module, but just saying Python seems
> simpler/clearer.  It might save a new person some confusion/time.
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