Python-2.6.1 ctypes test cases failing

nkshirsagar at gmail.com nkshirsagar at gmail.com
Sat Jul 19 13:58:46 CEST 2014


libffi fails on cavium for python 2.7 ctypes still doesnt build :(O
On Wednesday, 7 March 2012 11:25:59 UTC-8, Terry Reedy  wrote:
> On 3/7/2012 12:43 PM, Naresh Bhat wrote:
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> > Hi All,
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> >
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> > I have the following setup
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> >
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> > Kernel version: linux-2.6.32.41
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> > Python Version: Python-2.6.1
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> > Hardware target: MIPS 64bit
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> >
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> > I am just trying to run python test cases,  Observed that on my MIPS
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> > 64bit system only _ctypes related test cases are failing.
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> >
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> > Is there any available patch for this issue ??
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> There have been patches to ctypes since 2.6.1. At minimum, you should be 
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> using the latest version of 2.6. Even better, perhaps, would be the 
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> latest version of 2.7, since it contain patches applied after 2.6 went 
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> to security fixes only.
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> 
> -- 
> 
> Terry Jan Reedy




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