[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] r42396 - peps/trunk/pep-0011.txt
nnorwitz at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 19:33:36 CET 2006
[Moving to python-dev]
I don't have a strong opinion. Any one else have an opinion about
removing --with-wctype-functions from configure?
On 2/16/06, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
> neal.norwitz wrote:
> > Author: neal.norwitz
> > Date: Thu Feb 16 06:25:37 2006
> > New Revision: 42396
> > Modified:
> > peps/trunk/pep-0011.txt
> > Log:
> > MAL says this option should go away in bug report 874534:
> > The reason for the removal is that the option causes
> > semantical problems and makes Unicode work in non-standard
> > ways on platforms that use locale-aware extensions to the
> > wc-type functions.
> > Since it wasn't previously announced, we can keep the option until 2.6
> > unless someone feels strong enough to rip it out.
> I've been wanting to rip this out for some time now, but
> you're right: I forgot to add this to PEP 11, so let's
> wait for another release.
> OTOH, this normally only affects system builders, so perhaps
> we could do this a little faster, e.g. add a warning in the
> first alpha and then rip it out with one of the last betas ?!
> > Modified: peps/trunk/pep-0011.txt
> > + Name: Systems using --with-wctype-functions
> > + Unsupported in: Python 2.6
> > + Code removed in: Python 2.6
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