Patchwork [1/5] python: build host-python with MAKE1

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Submitter Thomas Petazzoni
Date Dec. 15, 2012, 5:29 p.m.
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Permalink /patch/206626/
State Accepted
Commit 4e7b07b4d513dc481b5a0a8c49180f2824fcc967
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Thomas Petazzoni - Dec. 15, 2012, 5:29 p.m.
Building host-python in parallel sometimes causes "Bus error" during
the installation step on our autobuilders, such as:

Extensive testing on one autobuilder has shown that building
host-python with MAKE1 work arounds this strange problem.

Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <>
 package/python/ |    8 ++++++++
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)


diff --git a/package/python/ b/package/python/
index 6e960cd..71591b7 100644
--- a/package/python/
+++ b/package/python/
@@ -39,6 +39,14 @@  HOST_PYTHON_MAKE_ENV = \
+# Building host python in parallel sometimes triggers a "Bus error"
+# during the execution of "./python build" in the
+# installation step. It is probably due to the installation of a
+# shared library taking place in parallel to the execution of
+# ./python, causing spurious Bus error. Building host-python with
+# MAKE1 has shown to workaround the problem.
 PYTHON_DEPENDENCIES  = host-python libffi
 HOST_PYTHON_DEPENDENCIES = host-expat host-zlib