[Distutils] Fwd: Re: window 64bit madness

Adam GROSZER agroszer at gmail.com
Sat Mar 19 08:45:31 CET 2011


As Jim wants to dump setuptools support from buildout, would you mind 
taking a look at this issue for distribute please?

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [Distutils] window 64bit madness
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 08:43:17 +0100
From: Adam GROSZER <agroszer.ll at gmail.com>
To: distutils-sig at python.org

On 03/16/2011 11:47 PM, P.J. Eby wrote:
> At 11:28 AM 3/16/2011 +0100, Adam GROSZER wrote:
>> On 03/14/2011 07:50 PM, P.J. Eby wrote:
>>> Run "python -c 'import pkg_resources;print
>>> pkg_resources.get_build_platform()'" (with the Python interpreter you're
>>> using.
>> D:\install>c:\Python26_64\python.exe
>> Python 2.6.6 (r266:84297, Aug 24 2010, 18:13:38) [MSC v.1500 64 bit
>> (AMD64)] on win32
>> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>> >>> import pkg_resources;print pkg_resources.get_build_platform()
>> win-amd64
>> >>>
> Hm. What's sys.platform? Is it win32?


> I suspect the problem has to do with all the win32-specificness
> scattered through setuptools; I think I know what I need to do to fix it
> all, but it'll be a fairly substantial patch; can you help with the
> testing if I email you such a patch?

Sure thing.

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