Do MacOS X dmg installers still only provide 32 bit Python framework?

Graham Dumpleton Graham.Dumpleton at
Mon Mar 9 12:50:10 CET 2009

On Mar 9, 6:14 pm, "Martin v. Löwis" <mar... at> wrote:
> Graham Dumpleton wrote:
> > I'd rather not have to download and install them as I don't want to be
> > installing them into my actual system, so can someone please tell me
> > whether the MacOS X dmg installers provided fromwww.python.orgare
> > still not full universal builds. That is, that the Python framework
> > component only contains 32 bit architecture images and not also 64 bit
> > architecture images.
> Yes, that is still the case.
> > If this still is an issue, then I'll log a bug report so that full
> > support is included in the future.
> Please, no. Trust that the people creating them are aware that it is
> desirable to provide 64-bit binaries. Also trust that there are severe
> technical problems that prevented that from happening so far.

Does this technical problem go beyond the lack of 64 bit safe tcl/tk,
which is what I understood used to be part of the problem?


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