[IronPython] Which modules collection to use?

Daniel D. dvdotsenko at gmail.com
Sat Jan 22 02:19:58 CET 2011


Pulled src from github. The devel set up instructions
and all the script magic already in place is just great as things
compile and run. Very cool.

However, need help figuring some things out, please:
1. Neither the release, nor the debug deployment copies the standard
module files into Lib. Is there magic in place for that already, like
a project file that has the deployment paths spelled out?
2. There are two copies of modules sets. One in cPython/Lib, there
other is in IronPython/27/Lib. The answer is probably obvious, but
which set of modules do I need to copy?
3. Before I found the bundled module collections, I tried modules from
"2.7.1 (r271:86832, Nov 27 2010, 18:30:46) [MSC v.1500 32 bit
(Intel)]" and saw code in modules blowing up left and right. It's
obvious that the modules collection in IronLanguages is stale, but i
wonder how stale it is... Are they from 2.5/2.6 time? If the next IPY
release is "2.7" do we need to go and update the modules bundled with


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