gmcm at hypernet.com
Wed Apr 5 16:41:20 CEST 2000
Ivan Van Laningham wrote:
> Gordon McMillan wrote:
> > At the moment, you'll have a bit of trouble with my stuff and
> > the fact that Marc-Andre puts his .pyds inside the packages.
> > There are workarounds, and I have a patch from Thomas Heller
> > which I haven't finished reconciling to some of my other
> > changes.
> How nasty are the workarounds? Do they make life annoying for the guy
> who writes the installs? (Acceptable--possibly even desirable.)
> Annoying for me? (Irritating but acceptable.) Or infuriating for our
> customers? (Unacceptable.)
A bit of pain for you, but not nearly enough to make me
happy. The problem is that there's a mxDateTime directory
and a mxDateTime.pyd.
Here's how Calishar solved it:
> The way I ended up solving it was renaming the mxDateTime directory to
> something else, and copying the mxDateTime.pyd file to the dlls
> directory under (pythonroot).
> Of course, if there is a way to make life unbearable for the salesmen
> (and they are all men), that would be ideal.
You were made for each other, I'm sure.
> > > <floccinausinihilipilification>-ly y'rs,
> > > Ivan
> > Are you describing your hairline, your nervous twitch, or the
> > effect of the latter on your former?
> C'mon, Gordon. Get out your OED! I _know_ you've got one.
Sorry, I don't. I find that "flocci" could be related to the term for
the hairy stuff growing on vegetable matter, or from a synonym
for carphology. Either way, I suspect your hopeless quest for
verisimilitude has you attempting to emulate male pattern
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