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From: Toon Knapen (toon.knapen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-06-29 02:30:43

David Abrahams wrote:
> Because you can't turn off its C++ features, HP aCC can't compile
> Python, but I'm pretty certain you can build an HP Python with GCC.
I just tried to compile python-2.3.4 on HPUX 11.22i (Itanium) and it
does not work out-of-the-box (but the issue looks only to be a minor

and Vladimir wrote:
> Oh... if one can build HP Python with GCC, then one can build GCC
> as well -- which means C++ on HP is also readily available.
Yes and no. HP provides a precompiled gcc that (usually) works but
compiling gcc yourself on HP is a hell of a job.


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