Getting things moving again
fw at fwright.net
Fri Nov 10 00:40:40 UTC 2017
On Sat, 4 Nov 2017, Eric S. Raymond via devel wrote:
> * Fred and Gary need to have, and resolve, their argument about what to
> do to the build recipe around Python library installation. For
> concreteness, this should probably start with a proposed patch from
My existing patch has nothing to do with addressing the FHS issue. It's
just a simpler and more correct implementation of the *current* policy. I
also just added a fix for the problem Hal reported, where an existing
PYTHONPATH definition was affecting the result.
Fixing the FHS issue requires further study.
> * There are couple of Mac-support merge requests pending from
> Fred. Whether to take them is not a technical question but a
> policy one, how hardnosed we're going to be abour our C99/POSIX
> baseline. In view of our adoption strategy, are older versions
> if Mac OS X important enough to make an exception? Discuss;
> once the pros and cons have been laid out we'll want a ukase
> from Mark.
One of those MRs is just a subset of the other. But I plan to redo the
Mac patches anyway, so I just closed the existing MRs.
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