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Re: [Xen-devel] prefix and python site-packages

On Wed, 2014-04-23 at 11:33 +0200, Olaf Hering wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 23, Ian Campbell wrote:
> > I don't suppose python has an analogue of -rpath?
> Looks like sys.path.insert() is the python way of rpath. 
> Would it be acceptable to tweak pygrub at install time and insert
> something like the hack I had posted earlier?

Does Python distutils (used by tools/pygrub/setup.py) not have any
support for doing this sort of thing automatically?

>  From what I have seen
> pygrub is the only remaining binary using the xen.lowlevel stuff.

It only uses it to decide if the hypervisor supports 64 bit PV guests.
Since the we no longer have a 32-bit hypervisor perhaps we can just nuke
that check and sidestep the whole problem?


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