[Python-Dev] Followup - Re: Bad python 2.5 build on OSX 10.8 mountain lion
nad at acm.org
Fri Mar 15 06:55:10 CET 2013
Way back on 2012-10-05 23:45:11 GMT in article
<nad-7C84D6.16451105102012 at news.gmane.org>, I wrote:
> In article <nad-B4E67A.00475902102012 at news.gmane.org>,
> Ned Deily <nad at acm.org> wrote:
> > In article <20121002073135.GA26567 at sleipnir.bytereef.org>,
> > Stefan Krah <stefan at bytereef.org> wrote:
> > > Ned Deily <nad at acm.org> wrote:
> > > > > Forgot the link...
> > > > > http://code.google.com/p/googleappengine/issues/detail?id=7885
> > > > > On Monday, October 1, 2012, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > > > > > As discussed here, the python 2.5 binary distributed by Apple on
> > > > > > mountain
> > > > > > lion is broken. Could someone file an official complaint?
> > > > I've filed a bug against 10.8 python2.5. The 10.8 versions of Apple's
> > > > pythons are compile with clang and we did see some sign extension
> > > > issues
> > > > with ctypes. The 10.7 version of Apple's python2.5 is compiled with
> > > > llvm-gcc and handles 2**31 correctly.
> > > Yes, this looks like http://bugs.python.org/issue11149 .
> > Ah, right, thanks. I've updated the Apple issue accordingly.
> Update: the bug I filed has been closed as a duplicate of #11932488
> which apparently at the moment is still open. No other information is
FYI, today Apple finally released OS X 10.8.3, the next maintenance
release of Mountain Lion, and it does include a recompiled version of
Python 2.5.6 that appears to solve the sign-extension problem:
2**31-1 is now 2147483647L.
nad at acm.org
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