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Author eric.araujo
Recipients benjamin.peterson, eric.araujo, georg.brandl, ned.deily, ronaldoussoren, teamnoir
Date 2012-02-08.17:13:58
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> the problem is not Apple's in the sense that we enforce the use of the build compiler.
Well, yes, and this is a known limitation, so we could argue that Apple broke distutils.  But...

> Without a fix along this line would mean that essentially *every* user of Pythons on
> the latest releases of OS X would have to ensure that the environment variable override is in
> place for every Distutils install of an extension module.  That strikes me as unacceptable.
> Distutils already does equally magical things.
Given that we did similar changes to support Debian multiarch instead of having people use environment variables, I change my position and support your patch.  (Comments on Rietveld.)
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