FreeBSD or OpenBSD for Python?

Andrew Bennetts andrew-pythonlist at
Sat Mar 20 09:24:56 CET 2004

On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 04:06:27PM +0100, Patrick Useldinger wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am looking for alternatives to my current Linux OS, and am currently
> evaluating both FreeBSD and OpenBSD.
> Has anyone got a strong point for or against one of these OSes,
> specifically regarding Python? I am especially interested in 
> - the ease of compiling CPython
> - the thread support (both for Python and in general)
> - running Twisted.

Twisted has a FreeBSD buildslave in its buildbot:

As you can see, all but one of the 1214 tests are passing.  (Help with
figuring out how to fix it would be welcome, though!).


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