[Pythonmac-SIG] Patch for bdist_mpkg
ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Wed Apr 22 07:27:38 CEST 2009
The patch is already in the reposity. I guess Bob never released a
version with that patch included.
Are you using bdist_mpkg 0.4.3? If so, I'll push out a new release
that includes the patch.
On 22 Apr, 2009, at 1:10, Russell E. Owen wrote:
> bdist_mpkg failed for me on 10.5.6 when I tried to build a binary for
> numarray 1.3.0/Python 2.6 as follows:
> kages/bdist_mpkg/tools.py", line 106, in admin_writable
> gid = get_gid('admin')
> kages/bdist_mpkg/tools.py", line 90, in get_gid
> raise ValueError('group %s not found' % (name,))
> ValueError: group admin not found
> When I noted this on a numpy mailing list David Cournapeau pointed out
> the a patch, which is at the very end of the following document:
> and stated:
> "It is a bug of bdist_mpkg on leopard (the error message is a bit
> misleading - if you look at the code, you will see it calls for a
> command line utility which does not exist on leopard)."
> I applied the patch and it worked for me.
> I'm hoping the patch (or an equivalent) could make its way to the
> release version. If there's anything I can do to help this process let
> me know.
> -- Russell
> P.S. I have a binary installer for numpy 1.3.0 on MacPython 2.6. Email
> me if you want to test it or serve it. So far binary installers for
> MacPython 2.6 seem to be in very short supply (I still need matplotlib
> and PIL before I can switch away from Python 2.5).
> Pythonmac-SIG maillist - Pythonmac-SIG at python.org
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