[Zope-DB] Zope on RedHat 9
mal at lemburg.com
Thu Aug 14 13:16:59 EDT 2003
Matthew T. Kromer wrote:
> M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>> Matthew T. Kromer wrote:
>>> M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
>>>> Will 2.7 final also be available in binary form ?
>>> I dont think so. Maybe for windows only.
>> Is there a strategic reason for that ?
> Strategic? I dont think that is as much as it is a sign of an updated
> buildout process for 2.7 which is different from our prior buildout
> There MAY be more binary builds; but I won't be the one building them (I
> think!) so I'm less clear on what the answer is. I can safely predict a
> windows build because there is no native Python or C compiler support on
> Windows, ergo we have to provide a binary.
Thanks for the explanation.
> Chris McDonough knows a lot more about what the new build process looks
> In the past we've gotten beaten about by the build variability on
> different platforms, and never really found a good solution.
> In a similar vein, a major reason I haven't issued any more binary
> builds for DCOracle2 is because the build complexity is now:
> 3 versions of Python (1.5.2, 2.1.3, 2.2.2) * 3 platforms (Windows,
> RedHat 7.3, Solaris 8) * 3 revs of Oracle (8.1.7, 9.0.1, 9.1.x) = major
> pain in the ass.
> That doesn't count the variability amongst Linux releases (just look at
> Red Hat, e.g. Oracle 8.1 is spec'd for RedHat 6.2, etc).
Oh, I know that game just too well :-)
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