Python ports

Peter Hansen peter at
Wed Aug 21 01:21:34 CEST 2002

Carlos Moreira wrote:
> --- Erik Max Francis <max at> wrote:
> > What do you mean by "ports"?
> One time I saw one attribute that contain all
> plataforms that Python is ported (posix, mac,
> win,....) .... I can be wrong.

You might have seen sys.platform, which is not all 
the "ports" but only the current one.  I've never heard
of a list being maintained in the code of "all" the
supported platforms, but a quick "grep" would surely
tell you whether that's true or not...


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