Python universal binary for OSX

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Wed Mar 8 02:25:15 CET 2006

j.scott.miller at wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I recently made the plunge to an mactel platform because, well, it was
> new laptop time.  I have a few python projects I need to get going and,
> for the most part, things are a-ok.  I have been using a source
> compiled copy of 2.4.2.  I feel slightly uncomfortable doing this,
> mainly because I feel like the package installation would have better
> support for pygtk and other more tightly-coupled libraries (I am having
> zero success with pygtk at the moment - another story... if anyone
> would like to comment on this, feel free :).  Is this likely to be the
> case with the package installation?
> Also, does anyone have an idea on the release - nothing to specific,
> just want to see if it is going to be on the order of weeks, months or
> (yikes) years.

Weeks, I think. Check out recent posts on the PythonMac-SIG.

Robert Kern
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