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Author dgelessus
Recipients dgelessus, ned.deily, ronaldoussoren
Date 2020-03-12.21:44:12
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In particular, the implementation of posix._fcopyfile uses <copyfile.h> (available since OS X 10.5), and the implementation of threading.get_native_id uses pthread_threadid_np (available since OS X 10.6). This breaks builds for OS X 10.5 and older.

I'm aware that the oldest officially supported OS X version is 10.6, but according to a python-dev post (, earlier versions are "supported on a best-effort basis".

Would patches for these old versions still be accepted? I have the patch for this issue almost completely worked out, and it's not very complicated or intrusive - it mainly just adds standard autoconf checks for the functions/headers in question.
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