[csw-maintainers] Question regarding Python and magic

Peter FELECAN pfelecan at opencsw.org
Sat Sep 28 10:29:35 CEST 2013

"Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński" <maciej at opencsw.org> writes:

> 2013/9/27 Peter FELECAN <pfelecan at opencsw.org>:
>> If I'm understanding the issue, libmagic provides the conflicting file
>> and py_magic use the one provided by libmagic in whatever target
>> interpreter. Why do you need an additional modulator for such a thing?
> I'm not sure I understand what you're asking. Do we need a modulator
> to build a dual 2.6/2.7 package? Yes, we do.

It's your initial affirmation:

> Let's use the one from libmagic sources. The caveat is that it will be
> fiddly to make it 2.6+2.7 compatible. We'll need an additional
> modulator on the Python version.

When you affirmed this we already had modulators for different
interpreter versions. My question was and is: what additional modulator
and why an additional modulator, aside the existing ones.

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