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Title Patch to remove call to /usr/bin/sw_vers on OSX
Priority feature Status resolved
Superseder Nosy List pje, ronaldoussoren
Assigned To Keywords

Created on 2009-05-21.09:29:41 by ronaldoussoren, last changed 2009-10-19.19:33:32 by pje.

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setuptools-no-sw_vers.patch ronaldoussoren, 2009-05-21.09:29:40 text/plain
msg426 (view) Author: pje Date: 2009-10-19.19:33:32
setuptools 0.6c10 is released with a fix for this issue.
msg289 (view) Author: ronaldoussoren Date: 2009-05-21.09:29:40
The attached patch for setuptools 0.6c9 replaces a shell callout to 
/usr/bin/sw_vers to using platform.mac_ver on OSX.

The primary reason for writing the patch is that gdb tends to cause havoc with 
calls to os.popen (the debugged process gets an signal and debugging gets 

This patch makes it a lot more convenient to run " test" in a gdb 
session, without this patch I regularly have to re-run the tests several times 
until the callout to sw_vers succeeds.
Date User Action Args
2009-10-19 19:33:32pjesetstatus: in-progress -> resolved
nosy: + pje
messages: + msg426
2009-10-10 22:13:08pjesetstatus: unread -> in-progress
2009-05-21 09:29:41ronaldoussorencreate