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Re: Python 3 now required


Could this work?

conda create --name py2 python=2.7

-----Original Message-----
From: Kicad-developers
<kicad-developers-bounces+crash=triad.rr.com@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf
Of Marco Ciampa
Sent: Tuesday, June 15, 2021 6:32 AM
To: kicad-developers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Kicad-developers] Python 3 now required

On Tue, Jun 15, 2021 at 12:22:42AM +0300, Eeli Kaikkonen wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 14, 2021 at 11:59 PM Kevin Cozens <kevin@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Not that simple. I tried passing -DPYTHON_EXECUTABLE=python3 and it 
> > still only finds 2.7. I tried it without the -D part. I have also 
> > tried it with and without a full path to python3. I even tried 
> > putting PYTHON_EXECUTABLE before 'cmake' on the line.
> >
> That's where cmake UIs come handy. Try ccmake or cmake-gui (they are 
> both official user interfaces for cmake). You don't need to know the 
> variables beforehand, you can see them all in the UI. I already forgot 
> what those problematic variables were but it was easy to find them 
> because they pointed to python 2.

Exactly, Kevin is right but using the cmake-gui command it was very easy to
figure out how to change the variables to make it compile for me.

My CMAkeCache.txt (Ubunto 20.04) is now:

//Python module install path.

//Path to a program.

//Path to a file.

//Path to a library.

I also switched on these two (not sure if I've done right though...)

//Run eeschema netlist QA tests (requires Python 3) KICAD_NETLIST_QA:BOOL=ON

//Build for Python 3 instead of 2 (default OFF).

Anyway it build all good.


Marco Ciampa

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