[Python-checkins] python/dist/src/PC/os2emx README.os2emx,1.9,1.10

aimacintyre at users.sourceforge.net aimacintyre at users.sourceforge.net
Sun Oct 3 10:26:39 CEST 2004

Update of /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src/PC/os2emx
In directory sc8-pr-cvs1.sourceforge.net:/tmp/cvs-serv20622

Modified Files:
Log Message:
note module removals, update on BitTorrent issue

Index: README.os2emx
RCS file: /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src/PC/os2emx/README.os2emx,v
retrieving revision 1.9
retrieving revision 1.10
diff -u -d -r1.9 -r1.10
--- README.os2emx	11 Apr 2004 12:05:28 -0000	1.9
+++ README.os2emx	3 Oct 2004 08:26:36 -0000	1.10
@@ -26,8 +26,8 @@
 Eberhard Mattes' porting changes to BSD DB v1.85 are also GPL'ed (BSD DB 
 itself is BSD Licenced).  ncurses and expat appear to be covered by MIT 
 style licences - please refer to the source distributions for more detail.  
-zlib is distributable under a very free license.  GNU MP and GNU UFC are 
-under the GNU LGPL (see file COPYING.lib).
+zlib is distributable under a very free license.  GNU UFC is under the 
+GNU LGPL (see file COPYING.lib).
 My patches to the Python-2.x source distributions, and any other packages 
 used in this port, are placed in the public domain.
@@ -77,7 +77,6 @@
 - GNU GDBM     (Kai Uwe Rommel's port available from Hobbes or LEO, v1.7.3)
 - zlib         (derived from Hung-Chi Chu's port of v1.1.3, v1.1.4)
 - expat        (distributed with Python, v1.95.6)
-- GNU MP       (Peter Meerwald's port available from LEO, v2.0.2)
 - GNU UFC      (Kai Uwe Rommel's port available from LEO, v2.0.4)
@@ -125,8 +124,8 @@
 ported to OS/2, I've built and included them.
 These include ncurses (_curses, _curses_panel), BSD DB (bsddb185), 
-GNU GDBM (gdbm, dbm), zlib (zlib), GNU Readline (readline), GNU MP (mpz) 
-and GNU UFC (crypt).
+GNU GDBM (gdbm, dbm), zlib (zlib), GNU Readline (readline), and GNU UFC 
 Expat is now included in the Python release sourceball, and the pyexpat 
 module is always built.
@@ -326,7 +325,6 @@
    zlib (1.1.4)          HAVE_ZLIB
    GNU UltraFast Crypt   HAVE_UFC
    Tcl/Tk                HAVE_TCLTK (not known to work)
-   GNU MP                HAVE_GMPZ
    GNU Readline          HAVE_GREADLINE
    BSD DB (v1.85)        HAVE_BSDDB
    ncurses               HAVE_NCURSES
@@ -625,8 +623,9 @@
 appreciate any success or failure reports with BitTorrent, though
 I've regretfully recommended that the person who reported the failure
 take this up with eCS support.  Since this report, I have received a 
-followup which suggests that the problem may have been a buggy network 
-card driver.  I think it suffices to say that BitTorrent is a fair stress 
+followup which suggests that the problem may be addressed by TCP/IP 
+fixes (IC35005+PJ29457, contained in NEWSTACK.ZIP in the Hobbes 
+archive).  I think it suffices to say that BitTorrent is a fair stress 
 test of a system's networking capability.
 25.  In the absence of an EMX implementation of the link() function, I've 
@@ -649,6 +648,9 @@
 - unlike Unix, the socket endpoints don't exist in the filesystem;
 - by default, sockets are in binary mode.
+27.  As of Python 2.4, the mpz, rotor and xreadlines modules have been 
+dropped from the Python source tree.
 ... probably other issues that I've not encountered, or don't remember :-(
 If you encounter other difficulties with this port, which can be 
@@ -688,4 +690,4 @@
 E-mail: andymac at bullseye.apana.org.au, or andymac at pcug.org.au
 Web:    http://www.andymac.org/
-11 April, 2004.
+3 October, 2004.

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