[Pythonmac-SIG] Building 4Suite on Panther (Mac OS X
paul at fxtech.com
Sat Jan 3 09:44:33 EST 2004
>There are two relatively small platform bugs in the 4Suite build process
>that prevent it from building properly on Panther. This is from looking
>at 1.0a3, not all of the tests passed and I don't have any experience with
>4Suite to determine whether or not these are "expected" so I am not going
>to put it in my PackageManager repository yet.
Wow Bob - many thanks for looking into this.
>1) It assumes a really brain-dead Python and tries to link it with
>-flat_namespace. That's not necessary nor desired (except MAYBE on OS X
>10.2's awfully broken Python 2.2.0, but you don't need -flat_namespace if
>you use -bundle_loader). Edit Ft/Lib/DistExt/PackageManager.py and remove
>the code that adds '-flat_namespace' to the linker flags if the platform
I couldn't find any -flat_namespace references in PackageManager.py. I do
>2) It assumes that you can get a pointer to environ from a bundle/dylib,
>you can't. Change the "environ" trap in Ft/Server/Server/src/process.c to
This change I made and the setup process was able to complete. But when I
try to use Ft.Xml.Domlette.Node, it fails to find the Node type. Assuming
Node is implemented in the C code, could the first issue be causing the
bundle not to load, thus it not being able to find Node?
Any other ideas on fixing #1?
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