Compiling Python 1.6 under MacOS X ...
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Sun Sep 24 14:09:13 CEST 2000
> So, like I said, I have no idea what the new problem may be with OSX.
> For every pair of distinct files X and Y in the distribution, if X and Y are
> in the same directory, the names of X and Y differ by more than just
not *after* you've built the distribution:
$ more Modules/Makefile.pre.in
# This target is used by the master Makefile to link the final binary.
$(LINKCC) $(LDFLAGS) $(LINKFORSHARED) $(MAINOBJ) \
$(LDLIBRARY) $(MODLIBS) $(LIBS) $(SYSLIBS) -o python$(EXE) $(LDLAST)
mv python$(EXE) ../python$(EXE)
note the last line -- after the interpreter has been built, it's moved
from Modules to Modules/../python. If EXE isn't set, and you're on
a case-insensitive system, the interpreter will end up in the Python
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