[stdlib-sig] gestalt, too?
mal at egenix.com
Thu May 15 11:51:13 CEST 2008
On 2008-05-14 22:07, Brett Cannon wrote:
> On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 8:31 AM, Ronald Oussoren <ronaldoussoren at mac.com> wrote:
>> On 13 May, 2008, at 20:45, Brett Cannon wrote:
>>> At the moment, both directories and all files (including gestalt) have
>>> been removed, so whomever adds the file back can choose the directory.
>> That won't be me, I barely have time to work on Python at the moment and am
>> focussing all time I have on ensuring that Python2.6 will be the best
>> possible release on OSX.
>> How did you change platform? That module uses gestalt to calculate the osx
>> platform version and architecture.
> It looks like Benjamin didn't change it. The unit tests still passed,
> though, possibly because platform.mac_ver() has a fallback if the
> gestalt import failed.
> I will create an issue to add back in gestalt. What about that little
> module for urllib to get proxy info? How is that coming along?
Question: Are we going to leave gestalt in plat-mac/ or move it
to plat-darwin/ ?
This basically maps to the question whether Py3k will still support
Mac OS 9 or not.
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