[Python-Dev] Building on Windows (was Re: A "new" kind of leak)
15 Apr 2002 11:39:16 +0100
Neil Schemenauer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Tim Peters wrote:
> > The automation I've written beyond that is unique to me (which isn't
> > good), and relies on batch run-capture-parse facilities supplied by my
> > editor (which is worse, since I'm its only known user <wink>).
> Source Insight? I tried it out yesterday. It looks pretty cool. If
> they ported it to Linux (Qt?) I would consider spending the $250 for it.
> Unfortunately it crashes under the latest version of Wine. I'm going to
> have to look at cscope one of these days.
cscope's occasionally handy. I find it unwieldy when you have source
files spread among several directories (though this may be user
stupidity), and TBH I know the bits of the Python source I regularly
beat on well enough that I can usually find definitions as fast by
hand/grep as I can with cscope. It's more useful when in unfamiliar
The "of course, while I have no problem with this at all, it's
surely too much for a lesser being" flavor of argument always
rings hollow to me. -- Tim Peters, 29 Apr 1998