python distutils on Fedora 20

Alec Leamas leamas.alec at
Tue Oct 28 12:55:43 UTC 2014

On 28/10/14 13:43, Brad Bell wrote:
> Thanks Alec:
> I was using the executable g++ which was installed by the gcc-c++
> package, so the gcc-c++ package was installed on the Fedora 20 system.
> Your comment about locate cc1plus was a big help. If I add
>      /usr/libexec/gcc/x86_64-redhat-linux/4.8.2
> to my execution path, then the command works on Fedora 20 . If
> not, it fails
> The strange thing is that cc1plus is not in the execution path on the
> Fedora 19 system (where the setup script works)   but it is on the
> system (if one checks locate).
> I think this is a bug in the Fedora 20 distribution of distutils. Do you
> agree ?

I don't know. Shouldn't the g++ wrapper script set up this path as 
required (g++ bug)? Or is the setuptools invoking internal gcc commands 
directly(setuptools bug)?  I have  no idea. Could it be something in (bug in your package)?

Someone, out there?


PS Please don't top-post. DS

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