[Python-Dev] No buildbot to test wide unicode?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Nov 4 20:08:58 CET 2009

> It seems that there is no buildbot to test a wide unicode build.
> On http://www.python.org/dev/buildbot/3.x/ all outputs of the "configure"
> steps show this message::
>   checking what type to use for str... unsigned short
> which looks like a ucs2 build to me.
> Since wide unicode is the standard chosen by some Linux distributions,
> it would make sense to have at least one buildbot running with
> --with-wide-unicode (3.x) or --enable-unicode=ucs4 (2.x).

Can you propose some (one? two? more?) systems that might be best as
candidates? I'd then setup two (sets of) builders; they would share
the slave lock, so builds would run sequentially (unless the slave
operator agrees to setup two slaves on one machine).


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