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-rw-r--r--package/python-m2crypto/python-m2crypto.mk10
1 files changed, 7 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/package/python-m2crypto/python-m2crypto.mk b/package/python-m2crypto/python-m2crypto.mk
index dd0f77e8c7..7e46f1d3b4 100644
--- a/package/python-m2crypto/python-m2crypto.mk
+++ b/package/python-m2crypto/python-m2crypto.mk
@@ -10,12 +10,16 @@ PYTHON_M2CRYPTO_SOURCE = M2Crypto-$(PYTHON_M2CRYPTO_VERSION).tar.gz
PYTHON_M2CRYPTO_SETUP_TYPE = setuptools
HOST_PYTHON_M2CRYPTO_DEPENDENCIES = host-openssl host-swig
-# We need to override the build commands to be able to use build_ext,
-# which accepts the --openssl option.
+# We need to use python2 because m2crypto is not python3 compliant.
+HOST_PYTHON_M2CRYPTO_NEEDS_HOST_PYTHON = python2
+
+# * We need to override the build commands to be able to use build_ext,
+# which accepts the --openssl option.
+# * Use python2 interpreter to avoid trying building some python3 objects.
define HOST_PYTHON_M2CRYPTO_BUILD_CMDS
(cd $(@D); \
$(HOST_PKG_PYTHON_SETUPTOOLS_ENV) \
- $(HOST_DIR)/usr/bin/python setup.py build_ext \
+ $(HOST_DIR)/usr/bin/python2 setup.py build_ext \
--openssl=$(HOST_DIR)/usr)
endef