[Python-Dev] Possible modules that could use docs
barry at python.org
Mon Apr 19 12:09:46 EDT 2004
On Mon, 2004-04-19 at 12:01, Neal Norwitz wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 19, 2004 at 11:47:08AM -0400, Nick Bastin wrote:
> > On Apr 19, 2004, at 11:42 AM, Neal Norwitz wrote:
> > >On Mon, Apr 19, 2004 at 11:36:51AM -0400, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> > >>
> > >>puremodule.c could probably be deprecated. Does anybody use Purify
> > >>anymore -- and if so, have you ever used puremodule? Does it still
> > >>compile? Are the APIs it uses still up-to-date?
> > >
> > >Although I did use Purify on python years ago, I never use it now.
> > >Though, I never used the puremodule. IMO, Purify is not useful
> > >compared to valgrind. +1 on deprecating puremodule.c.
> > I think it's useful to point out that Purify runs on a lot more
> > platforms than valgrind does, so we should probably keep puremodule
> > around, and update it if necessary.
> Valgrind runs on x86 and PPC (still experimental).
> IIRC, Purify "runs" on Solaris, HPUX, Windows (x86), and SGI?
> (I tried to verify but the IBM site isn't responding.)
> IMO that's not a lot.
I was able to get to this page:
and it looks like the suite of tools runs on "Linux" now too.
> Where Purify "running" is relative to any particular patch you have
> installed on the system and if you can download a beta. I stopped using
> Purify because Rational was so awful to deal with.
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