[Python-Dev] RE: Possible bug (was Re: numpy, overflow, inf, ieee, and rich comparison)

Andrew Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Wed, 11 Oct 2000 09:56:50 -0400

On Wed, Oct 11, 2000 at 10:26:14AM +0200, Thomas Wouters wrote:
>Actually, there was some activity to define the right combination of
>sure what the end result was. If any #define changes the behaviour of glibc,
>these would definately be it ! A simple test might be to compile 1.5.2 with

That seems the likely cause.  Another faint possibility might be
threading, since 2.0 automatically uses threads but 1.5.2 needs to
have them enabled. (Perhaps Tim remembered this and supplied
--with-thread to the 1.5.2 configure script.)