[Python-3000] plistlib module and test

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Sat Jan 26 23:16:11 CET 2008

On Jan 26, 2008 2:13 PM, Christian Heimes <lists at cheimes.de> wrote:
> Neal Norwitz wrote:
> > I remember seeing a change which moved the plistlib module from
> > Lib/plat-mac to Lib so all platforms can use it.  This change causes
> > *all* the builds fail because the test has several problems.  For
> > example, the test references functions/methods that don't exist (see
> > below).  Can someone fix this?
> I fixed it by copying plistlib.py from the py3k directory Lib/plat-mac/
> to Lib/.
> svn rm Lib/plistlib.py
> svn cp -r 60150
> svn+ssh://pythondev@svn.python.org/python/branches/py3k/Lib/plat-mac/plistlib.py
> Lib/
> svnmerge.py doesn't automatically do relative copies. It always copies
> the absolute path. In the case of a rename, move or copy one has to copy
> the right file manually.

Well that sucks. Can't it be fixed in svnmerge?

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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