Author Ray.Donnelly
Recipients BreamoreBoy, LRN, Ray.Donnelly, WhiteTiger, alesko, amaury.forgeotdarc, davidfraser, eric.araujo, giampaolo.rodola, kalev, lkcl, rpetrov, rschoon.old, schmir, scott.tsai, tarek
Date 2012-05-30.23:54:19
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Hi √Čric,

Do you mean this bit?:

diff -urN a/Lib/distutils/ b/Lib/distutils/
--- a/Lib/distutils/	2012-05-30 07:33:00.234438631 +0100
+++ b/Lib/distutils/	2012-05-30 07:33:03.320855811 +0100
@@ -392,7 +392,7 @@
         return (CONFIG_H_UNCERTAIN,
                 "couldn't read '%s': %s" % (fn, exc.strerror))
-RE_VERSION = re.compile(b'(\d+\.\d+(\.\d+)*)')
+RE_VERSION = re.compile(b'[\D\s]*(\d+\.\d+(\.\d+)*)[\D\s]*$')

It's hardly touching distutils and only the part (which I doubt is used very much anyway). It there not some extensive testsuite we can run patches against that would allow distutils changes?

I guess the very limited amount of changes I've made to distutils is academic though as it depends on two patches from Roumen Petrov which touch distutils a lot more.

I thought that the distutils-is-frozen rule was only for Python 2.x and that they would be allowed for 3.x? Is this not true?

Obviously making Python cross compile properly is a very desired feature (in this day and age I'd say cross-compilation for any major software is expected to be honest with you). How can we progress this task in a way that is acceptable? Please advise.

Best regards,

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