[Python-Dev] Lib/plat-xxxx directories

Tim Rice tim@multitalents.net
Thu, 26 Sep 2002 09:09:07 -0700 (PDT)

On Thu, 26 Sep 2002, Guido van Rossum wrote:

> > Can someone enlighten me as to the purpose of the Lib/plat-xxxx
> > directories. What goes in there? Why?
> They're for platform-specific modules.  In most cases, the only
> platform-specific modules are collections of system constants
> generated by Tools/scripts/h2py.py.  For an example, see the regen
> script in plat-linux2.  (It assumes you've set up an alias "h2py" for
> the script.)  I wouldn't bother unless you have an actual use in mind.

OK, Thanks.

I'll bundle up my patches and post them to the patch manager.

> --Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)

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