[Python-Dev] problems building python2.7

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Fri Nov 9 12:57:54 CET 2012

On 09/11/2012 11:54, Ronald Oussoren wrote:
> On 9 Nov, 2012, at 11:57, Chris Withers<chris at simplistix.co.uk>  wrote:
>> On 09/11/2012 10:52, Michael Foord wrote:
>>>> However, I can't find the python it's built...
>>> It should be python.exe (yes really).
>> Hah! Should http://docs.python.org/devguide/ be updated to reflect this or does this only affect Mac OS? (or should we correct the build so it doesn't spit out a .exe?)
> How else should it be named, given that the default filesystem on OSX machines is not case sensitive. The binary cannot be named "python" because that clashes with the directory named "Python" in the source and build tres.

Maybe python.bin, or put it in the ./bin folder?

I saw python.exe, but my brain went "oh, .exe, that's windows, I'll 
ignore that then, since I'm on Mac OS"


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