[Tutor] Re: [Pythonmac-SIG] Re: why the recompile?

Jack Jansen Jack.Jansen@oratrix.com
Sun, 24 Feb 2002 23:29:24 +0100

On Saturday, February 23, 2002, at 06:47  PM, Christopher Smith wrote:
> In answer to my own question I learned that if one of the 
> libraries in the
> lib_dynload folder is newer than the .pyc files this will cause 
> the .pyc
> files to be rebuilt.

I doubt that this is really the problem, at least, I can't 
imagine why it would be so. I more suspect a problem with 
modtimes not being preserved and/or different timezones 
(combined with the way GUSI attempts to convert MacOS's 
localtime-based timestamps to unix's GMT-based timezones). But 
if it indeed has to do with a newer file that is totally 
unrelated to the module being imported then there's a bug in the 
Mac import code somewhere.

Could you try running with "trace import" and "also show failed 
attempts"? Not sure whether this'll give more information but 
it's worth a try.

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