[Python-Dev] in latest Py3k site.py: configparser.NoSectionError: No section: 'posix_prefix'

Ned Deily nad at acm.org
Sat May 21 05:18:51 CEST 2011

In article <ir6e0i$hn6$1 at dough.gmane.org>,
 Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de> wrote:
> since May 19, I get the exception below in the latest py3k site.py when 
> trying to run a distutils build with it (building Cython). The changelog 
> since the previous (working) CPython build is here:
> https://sage.math.washington.edu:8091/hudson/job/py3k-hg/374/
> The failing build is here:
> https://sage.math.washington.edu:8091/hudson/job/cython-devel-build-py3k/1313/
> console
> This is on 64bit Linux. I tried with a clean checkout, no difference. Is 
> this problem obvious to someone, is there anything that needs adaptation on 
> our side (I hope not), or should I file a bug report?

It's a bug introduced by the packaging (Distutils2) feature.  Thanks for 
finding it first.


 Ned Deily,
 nad at acm.org

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