Question about Python on Mac

elventear elventear at
Sat May 20 04:56:20 CEST 2006

On 2006-05-19 16:19:51 -0500, "elventear" <elventear at> said:

> The weird thing is that just for kicks I tried building with Python
> that comes with MacOSX (py2.3) and it works. It builds and it loads
> fine. Anybody have an idea why this would happen? Any ideas how to
> solve this? In the worse case scenario, can I use the binary (
> built with against Python 2.3 with Python 2.4.3 (It seems to load
> correctly but I don't know if I should expect any meltdowns later on)

First of all I have to correct myself and say that the latest version 
offered in Fink is 2.4.2. I decided to try with binary build of 
MacPython 2.4.3 available on and it also works. Weird.

Could this be related to some bug in Python 2.4.2?


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