[Distutils] [issue19] Will setuptools on Mac Python accept fat eggs?
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Tue Jun 3 01:50:12 CEST 2008
New submission from Zooko O'Whielacronx <zooko at zooko.com>:
There was a time, last November, when, if I understand it correctly, setuptools
on the standard Python that comes with Mac OS X wouldn't accept fat eggs for Mac
OS X 10.4 or higher.
Here is the pythonmac-sig discussion:
Ronald Oussoren has committed the fix for the comparison of Mac OS X version
numbers from '<' to '>=', so as of Python 2.5.2 that problem is fixed. However,
he mentioned other problems which I didn't understand:
"""the config/Makefile in
Apple's Python.framework isn't configured for building universal
And to make matters even worse: I'm pretty sure that setuptools used
to know that 'fat' builds are compatible with 'i386' and 'ppc'
architectures (at least on OSX), but that code no longer seems to be
What is the status of this issue now?
title: Will setuptools on Mac Python accept fat eggs?
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