[Pythonmac-SIG] Package Manager error: pimp-darwin-6.6-Power_Macintosh.plist not found
Wed May 7 09:55:17 EDT 2003
On Wednesday, May 7, 2003, at 03:57 Europe/Amsterdam, Frank Steele
> I decided to go ahead and install 2.3b1 on my newish PowerBook. I had
> updated to 10.2.6 earlier this evening, and I get:
> "Cannot open
> HTTP Error 404: Not Found
> See MacPython Package Manager help page."
> I notice that there's a pimp-darwin-6.5 file in the referenced
> Have I gotten myself one OS version ahead of the curve?
Yes, you're one upgrade ahead. I'm installing 10.2.6 right now, I'll
update the package manager plist files later today.
Now that Apple is coming out with new versions of MacOS approximately
weekly I really wonder whether the detailed breakdown of pimp databases
is really such a good idea. I have little reason to believe that a
package that works on 10.2.X will not work on 10.2.(X+1).
Does anyone know how the new Darwin version number scheme works? I.e.
if MacOS 10.3 will ship with Darwin 7.X then I could just take the
first digit of the darwin version number and use that as the database
index. Otherwise I have to do something more complicated, I think,
possibly with version numbers inside the database ("this package is
known to work on darwin 6.4, 6.5, 6.6; use on other versions at your
Any bright ideas, anyone?
Jack Jansen, <Jack.Jansen@cwi.nl>, http://www.cwi.nl/~jack
If I can't dance I don't want to be part of your revolution -- Emma
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