[Pythonmac-SIG] 2.3 vs 2.4
trentm at ActiveState.com
Mon Apr 17 19:22:24 CEST 2006
[Troy Rollins wrote]
> > Installers for extensions are specific to a particular version of
> > Python anyway. Mac OS X installers don't try and detect Python,
> > they hard code where they expect to find it (win32 installers do
> > search though). Your problem is that you found the wrong
> > installer, not that the installer found the wrong Python.
> Ah. I suppose that could be it too. I believe the one I found was
> designed for Python 2.4.3 framework edition, which apparently does
> not include ActivePython, which is also designed to be framework, or
> so I thought.
ActivePython 2.4.3 should most certainly be considered an install target
for an extension looking for a "python 2.4.3" to install to.
And, yes, ActivePython is a framework build/install of Python, just as
are the Apple Python and MacPython builds.
TrentM at ActiveState.com
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