[csw-maintainers] Problem compiling Python files

Maciej (Matchek) Blizinski maciej at opencsw.org
Fri Sep 25 20:48:29 CEST 2009

On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 6:05 PM, Ben Walton <bwalton at opencsw.org> wrote:
> Excerpts from Maciej (Matchek) Blizinski's message of Fri Sep 25 09:43:34 -0400 2009:
>> > To trigger this bug then, you'd need to update a package that uses
>> > cswpycompile and any another python package regardless of cswpycompile
>> > use?
>> Yes. In other words, to reproduce:
>> echo '"' > /opt/csw/lib/python/site-packages/broken.py
>> pkgutil -i py_fpconst | less
> Ok, looking at the script, this is exactly what happens.  It would
> only get tripped when there is a package supplying bad files though,
> which is why it didn't show up until now.

Perhaps Python update? There were things that Python 2.5 would turn a
blind eye to, but Python 2.6 would not.

It'd be nice to have a check for this problem. I'm sure it can be
caught during package creation stage.


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