Python3 on MacOsX Lion?

Benjamin Kaplan benjamin.kaplan at
Mon Jan 2 16:03:37 EST 2012

On Mon, Jan 2, 2012 at 2:32 PM, K Richard Pixley <rich at> wrote:
> Where would I look to find the current expected status of python3 on MacOsX
> Lion?
> The distributed binaries aren't capable of allowing extensions that use gcc.
> I can build the source naked, but then it lacks some libraries, notably,
> readline.
> Attempting to build the full Mac packages fails, even with the few tiny
> patches I used for 2.7.2.
> Is anyone working on this?  Are there pre-release patches available?
> Should I be asking elsewhere?
> --rich
> --

Have you tried building through Macports?

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