[Python-checkins] python/dist/src/PC/os2emx README.os2emx, 1.11,
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+++ README.os2emx 17 Feb 2005 12:50:27 -0000 1.12
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-This is a port of Python 2.4 to OS/2 using the EMX development tools
+This is a port of Python 2.5 to OS/2 using the EMX development tools
What's new since the previous release
@@ -10,11 +10,11 @@
Licenses and info about Python and EMX
-Please read the file README.Python-2.4 included in this package for
-information about Python 2.4. This file is the README file from the
-Python 2.4 source distribution available via http://www.python.org/
-and its mirrors. The file LICENCE.Python-2.4 is the text of the Licence
-from the Python 2.4 source distribution.
+Please read the file README.Python-2.5 included in this package for
+information about Python 2.5. This file is the README file from the
+Python 2.5 source distribution available via http://www.python.org/
+and its mirrors. The file LICENCE.Python-2.5 is the text of the Licence
+from the Python 2.5 source distribution.
Note that the EMX package that this package depends on is released under
the GNU General Public Licence. Please refer to the documentation
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@
The best known would be that by Jeff Rush, most recently of version
1.5.2. Jeff used IBM's Visual Age C++ (v3) for his ports, and his
-patches have been included in the Python 2.4 source distribution.
+patches have been included in the Python 2.5 source distribution.
Andy Zabolotny implemented a port of Python v1.5.2 using the EMX
development tools. His patches against the Python v1.5.2 source
@@ -92,7 +92,7 @@
to compile & link the executable. This is so that fork() works (see
"YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED" item 1).
-Python24.dll is created as a normal OMF DLL, with an OMF import
+Python25.dll is created as a normal OMF DLL, with an OMF import
library and module definition file. There is also an a.out (.a) import
library to support linking the DLL to a.out executables. The DLL
requires the EMX runtime DLLs.
@@ -148,7 +148,7 @@
Upstream source patches:
-No updates to the Python 2.4 release have become available.
+No updates to the Python 2.5 release have become available.
Eberhard Mattes' EMXFIX04 update to his EMX 0.9d tools suite includes
bug fixes for the BSD DB library. The bsddb module included in this
@@ -157,7 +157,7 @@
Library and other distributed Python code:
The Python standard library lives in the Lib directory. All the standard
-library code included with the Python 2.4 source distribution is included
+library code included with the Python 2.5 source distribution is included
in the binary archive, with the exception of the dos-8x3 and tkinter
subdirectories which have been omitted to reduce the size of the binary
archive - the dos-8x3 components are unnecessary duplicates and Tkinter
@@ -172,7 +172,7 @@
also been omitted.
All subdirectories omitted from the binary archive can be reconstituted
-from the Python 2.4 source distribution, if desired.
+from the Python 2.5 source distribution, if desired.
Support for building Python extensions:
@@ -190,15 +190,15 @@
This port is packaged as follows:
-- python-2.4-os2emx-bin-03????.zip (binaries, library modules)
-- python-2.4-os2emx-src-03???? (patches+makefiles for non-Python code)
+- python-2.5-os2emx-bin-03????.zip (binaries, library modules)
+- python-2.5-os2emx-src-03???? (patches+makefiles for non-Python code)
As all the Python specific patches for the port are now part of the
Python release tarball, only the patches and makefiles involved in
building external libraries for optional extensions are included in
the source archive.
-Documentation for the Python language, as well as the Python 2.4
+Documentation for the Python language, as well as the Python 2.5
source distibution, can be obtained from the Python website
(http://www.python.org/) or the Python project pages at Sourceforge
@@ -213,7 +213,7 @@
Unpack this archive, preserving the subdirectories, in the root directory
of the drive where you want Python to live.
-Add the Python directory (eg C:\Python24) to the PATH and LIBPATH
+Add the Python directory (eg C:\Python25) to the PATH and LIBPATH
variables in CONFIG.SYS.
You should then set the PYTHONHOME and PYTHONPATH environment variables
@@ -223,9 +223,9 @@
should be set to the semicolon separated list of principal Python library
- SET PYTHONHOME=F:/Python24
- SET PYTHONPATH=F:/Python24/Lib;F:/Python24/Lib/plat-os2emx;
+ SET PYTHONHOME=F:/Python25
+ SET PYTHONPATH=F:/Python25/Lib;F:/Python25/Lib/plat-os2emx;
NOTE!: the PYTHONPATH setting above is linewrapped for this document - it
should all be on one line in CONFIG.SYS!
@@ -238,7 +238,7 @@
distribution. This can be used by setting the TERMINFO environment variable
to the path of the Terminfo subdirectory below the Python home directory.
On my system this looks like:
- SET TERMINFO=F:/Python24/Terminfo
+ SET TERMINFO=F:/Python25/Terminfo
For the TERM environment variable, I would try one of the following:
@@ -252,8 +252,8 @@
you can change into the Python home directory and run the COMPILEALL.CMD
-You can execute the regression tests included with the Python 2.4 source
-distribution by changing to the Python 2.4 home directory and executing the
+You can execute the regression tests included with the Python 2.5 source
+distribution by changing to the Python 2.5 home directory and executing the
REGRTEST.CMD batch file. The following tests are known to fail at this
- test_mhlib (I don't know of any port of MH to OS/2);
@@ -299,7 +299,7 @@
1. decide if you need to change the location of the Python installation.
If you wish to do this, set the value of the Makefile variable LIB_DIR
to the directory you wish to use for PYTHONHOME
- (eg /usr/local/lib/python2.4).
+ (eg /usr/local/lib/python2.5).
If you want Python to find its library without the PYTHONHOME
environment variable set, set the value of the Makefile variable
@@ -309,7 +309,7 @@
to be installed in a directory other than the PYTHONHOME directory, set
the value of the Makefile variable EXE_DIR to the appropriate directory.
-3. If you wish the Python core DLL (python24.dll) to be installed in a
+3. If you wish the Python core DLL (python25.dll) to be installed in a
directory other than the directory in which the Python executables are
installed (by default, the PYTHONHOME directory), set the value of the
Makefile variable DLL_DIR to the appropriate directory. This DLL must
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