[Python-Dev] OpenBSD anyone?

Christopher Blunck blunck at gst.com
Mon Dec 22 12:02:57 EST 2003

On Mon, Dec 22, 2003 at 08:29:31AM -0800, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> John Draper <crunch at shopip.com> (the famous Capt'n Crunch) reports
> that on his OpenBSD box, he can't build a debug version of Python
> 2.3(.3c1, but I doubt that matters) unless he tweaks the configure
> file to add -O3 to the C flags.  That sounds fishy to me, but he
> insists that's how it is, and he's reproduced it from a clean tarball.
> Debugging it further doesn't really seem to be within John's power;
> the -O3 trick was found by his partner Steve who's temporarily
> unavailable.
> The symptom is that without -O3, a "python" binary gets built but its
> use to run setup.py segfaults.  Is there anyone here with access to an
> OpenBSD box who could try to reproduce this?

OpenBSD 3.3 builds both HEAD and r233c1 fine for me.  This is code out of the
anoncvs repository btw.


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