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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-01-10 22:34:30

"Boris Gubenko" <Boris.Gubenko_at_[hidden]> writes:

> On HP-UX, different versions of Python interpreter expect shared
> libraries to have different suffix: for example, Python 2.4.3
> expects .sl suffix while Python 2.5 expects .so suffix.
> Attached patch makes sure that on HP-UX, boost python library tests
> create python extension files with the suffix appropriate for the
> version of Python interpreter used by the test system.
> I tested it on HP-UX with Python 2.4.3 and with Python 2.5. I also
> tested it on Tru64 to make sure that it does not affect other platforms.
> Please, apply it to CVS HEAD and the RC branch.

It's not the right patch, though, because the version might not be
explicitly specified. Please fix it so it does the right thing even
if the user doesn't specify a version number. The version number of
the Python is detected a bit further down in the file.


Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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