[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] r88127 - in python/branches/py3k/Misc: README.AIX README.OpenBSD cheatsheet
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Thu Jan 20 21:09:47 CET 2011
> Author: brett.cannon
> Date: Thu Jan 20 20:34:35 2011
> New Revision: 88127
> Remove some outdated files from Misc.
Are you sure that the AIX README is outdated ? It explains some
of the details of why there are scripts like ld_so_aix which are
still needed on AIX.
Same here. Does OpenBSD 4.x still have the issues mentioned in the
Wouldn't it be better to update this useful file (as part of your
PSF grant) ? Most of it still applies to Py3.
Regarding some other things you removed or moved:
> D SVN-Python3/Misc/maintainers.rst
> D SVN-Python3/Misc/developers.txt
Why were these removed from the source archive ? They are useful
to have around for users wanting to report bugs and are useful
to follow the development of the core team between different
> D SVN-Python3/Misc/python-mode.el
Why is this gone ? It's a useful file for Emacs users and usually
more recent than what you get with your Emacs installation.
> D SVN-Python3/Misc/AIX-NOTES
I guess this was renamed to README.AIX before you removed it.
> D SVN-Python3/Misc/PURIFY.README
Why is this outdated ?
Should probably be renamed to README.Purify.
> D SVN-Python3/Misc/RFD
That's a piece of Python history. These nuggets should stay
in the Python source archive, IMHO.
> D SVN-Python3/Misc/setuid-prog.c
This is useful for people writing setuid programs in Python and
avoids many of the usual pitfalls:
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