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From Jim Gallacher <...@jgassociates.ca>
Subject Re: [jira] Updated: (MODPYTHON-190) python 2.5 support
Date Tue, 24 Oct 2006 12:49:03 GMT
Graham Dumpleton (JIRA) wrote:
>      [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MODPYTHON-190?page=all ]
> 
> Graham Dumpleton updated MODPYTHON-190:
> ---------------------------------------
> 
>     Fix Version/s:     (was: 3.3)
> 
> Taking this off the list of things to fix in 3.3. We really need someone who has access
to Python 2.5 and a 64 bit platform to help us do this one and test it. Until then we could
do more harm than good if we start fiddling with the code with no way to actually validate
it works ourselves.

Agreed. Defer to to later.

Jim

>> python 2.5 support
>> ------------------
>>
>>                 Key: MODPYTHON-190
>>                 URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MODPYTHON-190
>>             Project: mod_python
>>          Issue Type: Task
>>          Components: core
>>    Affects Versions: 3.3
>>         Environment: All
>>            Reporter: Jim Gallacher
>>         Attachments: ssizecheck.diff
>>
>>
>> Python 2.5 has been offically released, The major change that may effect mod_python
is better support for 64-bit machines, allowing for things such as strings > 2GiB.
>> Details and conversion guidelines can be found in PEP-353.
>> http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0353/
>> Scanning the mod_python source with the ssizecheck.py script mentioned in the PEP
indicates a number of places that will require attention.
> 


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