Weird behaviour with new config method
Eric W. Biederman
ebiederman at lnxi.com
Mon Aug 4 19:01:01 CEST 2003
Greg Watson <gwatson at lanl.gov> writes:
> At 2:56 PM -0600 4/8/03, ron minnich wrote:
> >On 4 Aug 2003, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> >> Previously when we had this conversation we tried for a minimum python
> >> of 1.5 and the old config tool manages that. We may need to bump the
> >> python requirement but we this needs investigation to see why the earlier
> >> versions of python have problems.
> >we're going to have to bump minimums anyway. romcc fails for me on RH 7.3.
Hmm. I will take a look later. But my default compiler is 2.95.4 and I believe
romcc still compiles with that. Dropping egcs-2.91.66 is unfortunate but
livable. With compilers and even more so with binutils pushing the
requirements is not a big deal as it is necessary to support the
We have no innate requirement for python which makes me worry much
more about pushing the version.
> It'll have to be version 2.0 at a minimum since yapps (and config.g) depends on
> some 2.0 features. It maybe a later version depending on what Eric's problem
> turns out to be.
Hopefully we can track that down. A few weeks ago it worked with
my version 2.1 of python.
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