[stdlib-sig] gestalt, too?
brett at python.org
Thu May 15 20:33:04 CEST 2008
On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 2:51 AM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
> On 2008-05-14 22:07, Brett Cannon wrote:
>> On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 8:31 AM, Ronald Oussoren <ronaldoussoren at mac.com>
>>> 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
>>> 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
>>> 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/ ?
Well, if we stick with the C version, it should just go into Modules.
> This basically maps to the question whether Py3k will still support
> Mac OS 9 or not.
Mac OS 9 support was removed at least a version ago.
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