[Python-Dev] devguide: Point out that OS X users need to change examples to use python.exe instead of
brett at python.org
Sat Jan 8 21:37:02 CET 2011
On Thu, Jan 6, 2011 at 13:04, Ned Deily <nad at acm.org> wrote:
> In article <E1Pawh0-0001Py-7i at dinsdale.python.org>,
> brett.cannon <python-checkins at python.org> wrote:
>> Point out that OS X users need to change examples to use python.exe instead
>> of python.
>> Once Python is done building you will then have a working build of Python
>> that can be run in-place; ``./python`` on most machines, ``./python.exe``
>> -on OS X.
>> +on OS X (all examples throughout this documentation say ``./python`` but
>> +implies you choose the proper name based on your OS).
> That's true on OS X if you are using a case-insensitive file system.
> But wIth the newer, case-sensitive HFS+, for example, you get ./python.
Are you thinking of UFS, because I am running HFS+ and I still get
python.exe since it's case-preserving.
Regardless, I will add a note about the case-sensitivity.
> Ned Deily,
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