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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-28 08:23:00

on Wed Mar 28 2007, Martin Wille <> wrote:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> on Wed Mar 28 2007, Martin Wille <> wrote:
>>> In this case, we have both. The system's Python 2.3 was compiled with
>>> gcc 3.3.x, while the test's Python 2.4 was compiled with gcc 3.4.x.
>>> However, the test gets run with the system's Python.
>> Well, that's interesting, but it doesn't explain much. Compatibility
>> between python and the test objects we build depends only on the 'C'
>> ABI, and not even details like the layout of C standard library
>> structs like FILE. I routinely mix Pythons built by one GCC version
>> with tests built by another, and *never* have a problem. There must
>> be something more exotic about what you're doing.
> It's also different Python versions!

Ah, that explains everything; thanks for your patience.

Dave Abrahams
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