[issue11623] Distutils is reporting OSX 10.6 w/ XCode 4 as "universal"
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Tue Mar 22 03:11:13 CET 2011
Ned Deily <nad at acm.org> added the comment:
The release of Xcode 4 for Mac OS X 10.6 has complicated things for Python builds. We need to sort out what the problems are and possible solutions for them. I suggest this issue be reassigned to Ronald and me.
In the meantime, the workaround is to continue to use Xcode 3 (which is still fully supported) on OS X 10.6. If you feel you absolutely need to have Xcode 4 installed *and* you still need to build C extension modules for the currently available Pythons for OS X (i.e. the python.org installers or even the Apple-supplied Pythons in 10.60), there are unofficial suggestions out on the web on how one can have Xcode 3 and 4 installed side-by-side, for example:
(Note, I have not tried this and am not recommending it.)
nosy: +ned.deily, ronaldoussoren
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