[Python-Dev] Stable buildbots update

Bill Janssen janssen at parc.com
Tue May 24 19:43:06 CEST 2011

Ned Deily <nad at acm.org> wrote:

> In article <87zkmcalt8.fsf at uwakimon.sk.tsukuba.ac.jp>,
>  "Stephen J. Turnbull" <stephen at xemacs.org> wrote:
> > Are you saying you expect Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger" to go green once the
> > bots update?  If so, I'm impressed, and "thank you!" to all involved.
> > Apple and MacPorts have long since washed their hands of that release.
> OS X 10.4 does have its quirks that makes it challenging to get all of 
> the tests to run without a few cornercase failures but, besides the 
> buildbots, I still test regularly with 10.4 and occasionally build 
> there, too.  And, FWIW, while top-of-trunk MacPorts may not officially 
> support 10.4, many ports work there just fine including python2.6, 2.7, 
> and 3.1.  (3.2 has a build issue that may get fixed in 3.2.1).

Perhaps more importantly, parc-leopard-1 and parc-tiger-1 are two of the
very few usually-connected buildbots we have running on big-endian
architectures, along with loewis-sun (I *think* Solaris-10 on SPARC is
still big-endian).


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