[Python-Dev] Mac OS X sys.platform value
Wed, 05 Dec 2001 16:59:39 +0100
Apple "wisely" changed their uname version numbering scheme with a
micro-release (10.1.1). Of course, nobody cares about this, except Python,
which stuffs the version into sys.platform, from where it is used by a
Anyway, where sys.platform used to be "darwin1" upto and including 10.1.0 it
is now "darwin5" for 10.1.1 (and it will go up to "darwin6" for 10.2, etc).
I am of a mind to take the "1" out of sys.platform, so that it becomes
Good idea or not?
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