[Python-Dev] TRUNK FROZEN for 2.4b2 release from 0000UTC 3rd
bob at redivi.com
Tue Nov 2 21:46:19 CET 2004
On Nov 2, 2004, at 15:24, Brett C. wrote:
> Anthony Baxter wrote:
>> The trunk should be considered frozen for the 2.4b2 release from 0000
>> UTC tomorrow, Wed 3rd November. That's (if my sums are correct) 2nd
>> November from 1900 US Eastern time, and 1600 US Pacific time. Or,
>> to put it another way, in about 11 hours from when I'm sending this
> Is a deprecation of a function okay in the Mac C API? Specifically,
> PyMac_GetAppletScriptFile() is not being used by any known code and is
> a problem for http://www.python.org/sf/1035255 (removes dependency of
> compiling against some frameworks for the core on OS X). Since I
> didn't feel totally safe applying the patch for b2 since it changed
> compilation and I didn't get in early enough to get testing from CVS
> users I was planning on deprecating PyMac_GetAppletScriptFile() for
> 2.4 and removing it in 2.5 so I could apply the patch then.
> But it is a feature change so I wanted to get clearance first. As I
> said, to the best of my and Bob Ippolito's knowledge no one is using
> the function and it is a hinderance in removing unneeded linking
> against the core on OS X.
> Sorry I didn't do this sooner but I didn't think about deprecating the
> thing until late last night.
If it's absolutely necessary to keep this undocumented function that
*nobody* uses in the API, I'll write a version that delegates the
functionality to an extension module that has business linking to said
frameworks. I really want to see this change for 2.4.
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