[Python-checkins] CVS: python/dist/src/Mac Relnotes,1.28.4.2.2.1,1.28.4.2.2.2

Jack Jansen jackjansen@users.sourceforge.net
Mon, 18 Mar 2002 02:44:51 -0800


Update of /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src/Mac
In directory usw-pr-cvs1:/tmp/cvs-serv5345

Modified Files:
      Tag: release22-maint
	Relnotes 
Log Message:
Finished 2.2.1 release notes.


Index: Relnotes
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RCS file: /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src/Mac/Relnotes,v
retrieving revision 1.28.4.2.2.1
retrieving revision 1.28.4.2.2.2
diff -C2 -d -r1.28.4.2.2.1 -r1.28.4.2.2.2
*** Relnotes	6 Mar 2002 22:00:35 -0000	1.28.4.2.2.1
--- Relnotes	18 Mar 2002 10:44:49 -0000	1.28.4.2.2.2
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*** 3,12 ****
  
  These release notes refer to Mac-specific changes only. See NEWS (in the Misc folder)
! for machine-independent changes.
  
  - This release should work on multiprocessor OSX machines.
  - The problem with incomplete read()s on sockets has been fixed.
  - NavServices is now weaklinked, so this release should work on a virgin Mac OS 8.1.
! - Much more: to be supplied.
  
  Known problems
--- 3,55 ----
  
  These release notes refer to Mac-specific changes only. See NEWS (in the Misc folder)
! for machine-independent changes. These notes are meant primarily for MacPython
! but some of the information may be relevant to using Mac-specific features under
! Mac OS X unix Python (a.k.a. MachoPython) too.
  
  - This release should work on multiprocessor OSX machines.
  - The problem with incomplete read()s on sockets has been fixed.
  - NavServices is now weaklinked, so this release should work on a virgin Mac OS 8.1.
! - test_longexp took days to finish on OSX. It now fails with a message so the
!   other tests continue.
! - The IDE looks better under OSX after redesign of some windows.
! - The IDE browser now has some understanding of the 2.2 object model.
! - IDE readline() output is echoed to the output window.
! - IDE output is flushed to the screen more often under OSX.
! - IDE doesn't have a second quit menu under OSX anymore.
! - IDE scrollbars now have live feedback.
! - IDE now does copy/paste under OSX.
! - IDE: minimal support for floating windows.
! - The IDE now sort-of works under MachoPython.
! - macostools.mkalias() can now handle folders.
! - macresource module fixed to work under MachoPython.
! - macfs.FSRef objects now have an as_pathname method.
! - The ic module returned bogus values for creator/type. Fixed.
! - Carbon.App: support for various missing methods added.
! - Carbon.CarbonEvt: various method signatures fixed.
! - Carbon.CF: Unicode support added.
! - Carbon.CG: did not import. Fixed.
! - Carbon.CG:  various missing methods added.
! - Carbon.Ctl: ControlActionProcs weren't supported. Fixed.
! - Carbon.Drag: exceptions in callback routines are now printed.
! - Carbon.Fm: QDTextBounds was missing. Added.
! - Carbon.Menu: support for optional MenuObjs was added.
! - Carbon.Mlte: unicode support added.
! - Carbon.Scrap: fixed to work under Carbon by finally implementing the
!   Carbon Scrap Manager interface.
! - Carbon.Snd: SndRecord and SndRecordToFile were missing. Added.
! - Applescript suites had a problem with the required events being in either Standard
!   or Required. Fixed by introducing a new common base suite for them.
! - Applescript example rewritten.
! - Applescript can now handle Unicode parameters.
! - An Applescript suite with a start() event no longer causes problems.
! - Exceptions in AE callback routines are now printed.
! - waste: updated to current version, thereby getting it to work under MachoPython.
! - gensuitemodule: better handling of verbs that are Python keywords.
! - gensuitemodule: enum values are now identify()d.
! - MachoPython: Python.app build process fixed.
! - MachoPython: Python.app can now be called from the command line.
! - MachoPython: MacOS error exceptions now include the textual error in
!   stead of only the numeric error code.
! - Embedding: don't call PyMac_OutputSeen if we have a custom console.
  
  Known problems