[Python-Dev] Support for the Haiku OS

Guido van Rossum guido at python.org
Thu Jan 15 16:53:26 CET 2009

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 1:00 AM, Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven
<asmodai at in-nomine.org> wrote:
> -On [20090115 01:11], Guido van Rossum (guido at python.org) wrote:
>>I'm with Martin. In these days of distributed version control systems,
>>I would think that the effort for the Haiku folks to maintain a branch
>>of Python in their own version control would be minimal. It is likely
>>that for each new Python version that comes out, initially it is
>>broken on Haiku, and then they have to go in and fix it.
> Last time I looked at Haiku and dabbled with it there were some people
> actively working on POSIX compliance. My only guess right now is that this
> work is largely complete. In effect that would mean that Python would work
> out of the box, more or less. So the cost of adding and maintaining it in
> the main repository should not be a big overhaul or anything.
> Just as a FYI. :)

Did you look at the patch they submitted? http://bugs.python.org/issue4933

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