author Gregory Szorc <>
Thu, 28 Feb 2013 12:56:40 +0100
changeset 134481 614fb1e40f6cfb10344d5d0ea6e76032cf2db017
parent 133637 461e427960b2ca60f887de793f10fb546bbc3a9a
child 137487 ab7902d65bab078c55b64796af3a317dfbc33c99
permissions -rwxr-xr-x
Bug 784841 - Part 20: Fixes to support building external projects; r=glandium This is extremely hacky. It will likely need many refinements as we figure out how we want external projects to be handled.

# This Source Code Form is subject to the terms of the Mozilla Public
# License, v. 2.0. If a copy of the MPL was not distributed with this
# file, You can obtain one at

# This file contains code for populating the virtualenv environment for
# Mozilla's build system. It is typically called as part of configure.

from __future__ import print_function, unicode_literals, with_statement

import distutils.sysconfig
import os
import shutil
import subprocess
import sys

# Minimum version of Python required to build.

class VirtualenvManager(object):
    """Contains logic for managing virtualenvs for building the tree."""

    def __init__(self, topsrcdir, virtualenv_path, log_handle, manifest_path):
        """Create a new manager.

        Each manager is associated with a source directory, a path where you
        want the virtualenv to be created, and a handle to write output to.
        assert os.path.isabs(manifest_path), "manifest_path must be an absolute path: %s" % (manifest_path)
        self.topsrcdir = topsrcdir
        self.virtualenv_root = virtualenv_path
        self.log_handle = log_handle
        self.manifest_path = manifest_path

    def virtualenv_script_path(self):
        """Path to virtualenv's own populator script."""
        return os.path.join(self.topsrcdir, 'python', 'virtualenv',

    def python_path(self):
        if sys.platform in ('win32', 'cygwin'):
            return os.path.join(self.virtualenv_root, 'Scripts', 'python.exe')

        return os.path.join(self.virtualenv_root, 'bin', 'python')

    def activate_path(self):
        if sys.platform in ('win32', 'cygwin'):
            return os.path.join(self.virtualenv_root, 'Scripts',

        return os.path.join(self.virtualenv_root, 'bin', '')

    def up_to_date(self):
        """Returns whether the virtualenv is present and up to date."""

        deps = [self.manifest_path, __file__]

        # check if virtualenv exists
        if not os.path.exists(self.virtualenv_root) or \
            not os.path.exists(self.activate_path):

            return False

        # check modification times
        activate_mtime = os.path.getmtime(self.activate_path)
        dep_mtime = max(os.path.getmtime(p) for p in deps)
        if dep_mtime > activate_mtime:
            return False

        # recursively check sub packages.txt files
        submanifests = [i[1] for i in self.packages()
                        if i[0] == 'packages.txt']
        for submanifest in submanifests:
            submanifest = os.path.join(self.topsrcdir, submanifest)
            submanager = VirtualenvManager(self.topsrcdir,
            if not submanager.up_to_date():
                return False

        return True

    def ensure(self):
        """Ensure the virtualenv is present and up to date.

        If the virtualenv is up to date, this does nothing. Otherwise, it
        creates and populates the virtualenv as necessary.

        This should be the main API used from this class as it is the
        if self.up_to_date():
            return self.virtualenv_root

    def create(self):
        """Create a new, empty virtualenv.

        Receives the path to virtualenv's script (which will be
        called out to), the path to create the virtualenv in, and a handle to
        write output to.
        env = dict(os.environ)
        env.pop('PYTHONDONTWRITEBYTECODE', None)

        args = [sys.executable, self.virtualenv_script_path,
            '--system-site-packages', self.virtualenv_root]

        result =, stdout=self.log_handle,
            stderr=subprocess.STDOUT, env=env)

        if result:
            raise Exception('Error creating virtualenv.')

        return self.virtualenv_root

    def packages(self):
        with file(self.manifest_path, 'rU') as fh:
            packages = [line.rstrip().split(':')
                        for line in fh]
        return packages

    def populate(self):
        """Populate the virtualenv.

        The manifest file consists of colon-delimited fields. The first field
        specifies the action. The remaining fields are arguments to that
        action. The following actions are supported: -- Invoke for a package. Expects the arguments:
            1. relative path directory containing
            2. argument(s) to e.g. "develop". Each program argument
               is delimited by a colon. Arguments with colons are not yet

        filename.pth -- Adds the path given as argument to filename.pth under
            the virtualenv site packages directory.

        optional -- This denotes the action as optional. The requested action
            is attempted. If it fails, we issue a warning and go on. The
            initial "optional" field is stripped then the remaining line is
            processed like normal. e.g.

        copy -- Copies the given file in the virtualenv site packages

        Note that the Python interpreter running this function should be the
        one from the virtualenv. If it is the system Python or if the
        environment is not configured properly, packages could be installed
        into the wrong place. This is how virtualenv's work.

        packages = self.packages()

        def handle_package(package):
            python_lib = distutils.sysconfig.get_python_lib()
            if package[0] == '':
                assert len(package) >= 2

                self.call_setup(os.path.join(self.topsrcdir, package[1]),

                return True

            if package[0] == 'copy':
                assert len(package) == 2

                src = os.path.join(self.topsrcdir, package[1])
                dst = os.path.join(python_lib, os.path.basename(package[1]))

                shutil.copy(src, dst)

                return True

            if package[0] == 'packages.txt':
                assert len(package) == 2

                src = os.path.join(self.topsrcdir, package[1])
                assert os.path.isfile(src), "'%s' does not exist" % src
                submanager = VirtualenvManager(self.topsrcdir,

                return True

            if package[0].endswith('.pth'):
                assert len(package) == 2

                path = os.path.join(self.topsrcdir, package[1])

                with open(os.path.join(python_lib, package[0]), 'a') as f:
                    f.write("%s\n" % path)

                return True

            if package[0] == 'optional':
                    return True
                    print('Error processing command. Ignoring', \
                        'because optional. (%s)' % ':'.join(package),
                    return False

            raise Exception('Unknown action: %s' % package[0])

        # We always target the OS X deployment target that Python itself was
        # built with, regardless of what's in the current environment. If we
        # don't do # this, we may run into a Python bug. See
        # and bug 659881.
        # Note that this assumes that nothing compiled in the virtualenv is
        # shipped as part of a distribution. If we do ship anything, the
        # deployment target here may be different from what's targeted by the
        # shipping binaries and # virtualenv-produced binaries may fail to
        # work.
        # We also ignore environment variables that may have been altered by
        # configure or a mozconfig activated in the current shell. We trust
        # Python is smart enough to find a proper compiler and to use the
        # proper compiler flags. If it isn't your Python is likely broken.

            old_target = os.environ.get('MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET', None)
            sysconfig_target = \

            if sysconfig_target is not None:
                os.environ['MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET'] = sysconfig_target

            old_env_variables = {}
            for k in IGNORE_ENV_VARIABLES:
                if k not in os.environ:

                old_env_variables[k] = os.environ[k]
                del os.environ[k]

            for package in packages:
            os.environ.pop('MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET', None)

            if old_target is not None:
                os.environ['MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET'] = old_target


    def call_setup(self, directory, arguments):
        """Calls in a directory."""
        setup = os.path.join(directory, '')

        program = [sys.executable, setup]

        # We probably could call the contents of this file inside the context
        # of this interpreter using execfile() or similar. However, if global
        # variables like sys.path are adjusted, this could cause all kinds of
        # havoc. While this may work, invoking a new process is safer.

            output = subprocess.check_output(program, cwd=directory, stderr=subprocess.STDOUT)
        except subprocess.CalledProcessError as e:
            if 'Python.h: No such file or directory' in e.output:
                print('WARNING: Python.h not found. Install Python development headers.')

            raise Exception('Error installing package: %s' % directory)

    def build(self):
        """Build a virtualenv per tree conventions.

        This returns the path of the created virtualenv.


        # We need to populate the virtualenv using the Python executable in
        # the virtualenv for paths to be proper.

        args = [self.python_path, __file__, 'populate', self.topsrcdir,

        result =, stdout=self.log_handle,
            stderr=subprocess.STDOUT, cwd=self.topsrcdir)

        if result != 0:
            raise Exception('Error populating virtualenv.')

        os.utime(self.activate_path, None)

        return self.virtualenv_root

    def activate(self):
        """Activate the virtualenv in this Python context.

        If you run a random Python script and wish to "activate" the
        virtualenv, you can simply instantiate an instance of this class
        and call .ensure() and .activate() to make the virtualenv active.

        execfile(self.activate_path, dict(__file__=self.activate_path))

def verify_python_version(log_handle):
    """Ensure the current version of Python is sufficient."""
    major, minor = sys.version_info[:2]

        log_handle.write('Python %d.%d or greater (but not Python 3) is '
            'required to build. ' %
        log_handle.write('You are running Python %d.%d.\n' % (major, minor))

if __name__ == '__main__':
    if len(sys.argv) < 3:
        print('Usage: /path/to/topsrcdir /path/to/virtualenv')


    topsrcdir = sys.argv[1]
    virtualenv_path = sys.argv[2]
    populate = False

    # This should only be called internally.
    if sys.argv[1] == 'populate':
        populate = True
        topsrcdir = sys.argv[2]
        virtualenv_path = sys.argv[3]

    # path to default packages.txt
    manifest_path = os.path.join(topsrcdir, 'build', 'virtualenv', 'packages.txt')

    manager = VirtualenvManager(topsrcdir, virtualenv_path, sys.stdout, manifest_path)

    if populate: