Author Nicholas.Cole
Recipients Nicholas.Cole, cben, georg.brandl, gpolo, inigoserna, jcea, ned.deily, phep, pitrou, python-dev, r.david.murray, vstinner
Date 2012-09-03.12:57:33
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> Unless I'm getting the build process wrong (possible, because
> I haven't tried testing fixes before), this fix isn't working for me.

Oh did you compile Python? Did you install it?

Yes, I tried compiling it.  

#./configure MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET=10.8 --enable-framework --with-universal-archs="64-bit" CFLAGS="-arch x86_64" LDFLAGS="-arch x86_64" && make -j6 && make install

Do you have libncursesw? => do you have the function curses.unget_wch?


Python 3.3.0rc1+ (default, Sep  3 2012, 09:45:35) 
[GCC 4.2.1 Compatible Apple Clang 4.0 ((tags/Apple/clang-421.0.57))] on darwin
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import curses
>>> curses.unget_wch()
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
_curses.error: must call initscr() first
>>> curses.version

What is the version of your libcurses[w] library? There are issues on libncurses 5.7. I think Ned Bat changed the script to compile Python on Mac to use a builtin copy of libncurses 5.9. See:

How do I check which version it was built against?  The messages from ./configure just say that the tests pass, not which version it has found.
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