Compiling Python 1.6 under MacOS X ...

jpb jpb at mycroft.communiweb.net
Sun Sep 24 06:06:58 CEST 2000


In article <LNBBLJKPBEHFEDALKOLCKEJPHHAA.tim_one at email.msn.com>, "Tim 
Peters" <tim_one at email.msn.com> wrote:

>[ Steven D. Majewski]
>> ,,,
>>  BTW: What are the chances of fixing the mixed case gotcha
>> in the 2.0 distribution, instead of asking all the OSX users
>> to patch it?
>
>I have no idea what this is about (and really don't want to obtain one
><wink>), but the chances are excellent if somebody posts a patch to
>SourceForge, and approximately 0 otherwise.

MacOS X uses HFS+ as it's filesystem by default.  HFS+ suffers from case 
insensitivity.

jpb

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