[python-ldap] State of Mac OS X support
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Wed Feb 24 08:53:27 EST 2016
On 24 Feb 2016, at 8:22, Michael Ströder wrote:
> Are you referring to this text?
> "Command Line Tools for Xcode: xcode-select --install,
> https://developer.apple.com/downloads or Xcode 3"
> Or is the whole homebrew system needed?
No, Homebrew is not needed. I just knew they would have a good summary
of what you *do* need.
> Would a sentence like "install xcode and then install via pip"
> summarize it?
But it might be nice to let people know they don’t necessarily need
the multi-gigabyte Xcode IDE. If all you’re doing is Python stuff, you
probably only need what they call the Command Line Tools, which can be
installed with `xcode-select --install`.
Maybe you should just say something like “Set up a suitable
development environment by running `xcode-select --install`. When
that’s done, you can install Python-LDAP from PyPI.”
People that need the full-blown Xcode can probably figure out how to get
it, and it doesn’t conflict with the Command Line Tools, so it won’t
hurt if they install both.
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