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Author sandman101
Recipients John.Malmberg, asvetlov, christian.heimes, jcea, lemburg, neologix, pitrou, python-dev, sandman101, trent, vstinner
Date 2014-06-18.01:52:23
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It does build with some tweaking here and there. But I ran into runtime
issues. I am sorry, I cannot dedicate time on it further.  IMHO anything
built for VMS should use VMS specific API's in the way they are designed
for stability and performance reasons, some more code needs to be written.

Sandeep Mathew
On Tue, Jun 17, 2014 at 12:31 AM, John Malmberg <>

> John Malmberg added the comment:
> Does not look like anything vital to VMS got removed.
> Configure basically worked under current GNV.
> And a few tweaks later with out changing any files checked out of the
> Mercurial repository, make is producing a functional python binary before
> it quits.
> bash-4.2$ ./python
>     I'm not Dead Yet, I think I'll go for a Walk
> bash-4.2$ ./python
> Python 3.5.0a0 (default, Jun 17 2014, 00:03:16) [C] on openvms0
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> >>>  Exit
> bash-4.2$ uname -a
> OpenVMS EAGLE 0 V8.4 AlphaServer_DS10_617_MHz Alpha Alpha HP/OpenVMS
> More work is needed of course, mostly adding some more libraries that
> Python is expecting and showing GNV how to have configure and make find
> them.  A lot of compile warnings need to be resolved.
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