[New-bugs-announce] [issue3496] distutils fails with mingw binutils 126.96.36.19980109
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Sun Aug 3 18:12:57 CEST 2008
New submission from Paul Moore <p.f.moore at gmail.com>:
The latest version of Mingw binutils, 188.8.131.5280109, uses a 4-part
version number which distutils does not like (StrictVersion only allows
for 3 parts).
The attached patch fixes this, simply by using LooseVersion (the version
number has already been checked to be a series of numbers in the regex
check just previous).
Can this be fixed for 2.6/3.0, as it is likely that the new binutils
will become common while these versions of Python are current?
title: distutils fails with mingw binutils 184.108.40.20680109
versions: Python 2.5
Added file: http://bugs.python.org/file11043/distutils.patch
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