Python - plan & execution

Jon Turney
Fri Jun 12 14:44:42 GMT 2020

On 09/06/2020 20:16, Marco Atzeri via Cygwin-apps wrote:
> On 09.06.2020 15:20, Jon Turney wrote:
>> On 08/06/2020 21:02, Marco Atzeri via Cygwin-apps wrote:
>>> On 08.06.2020 21:20, Jon Turney wrote:
>>>> Marco,
>>>> The python2 2.7.18-1 update dropped the dependency of python2-devel 
>>>> on python27-devel
>>>> Was this deliberate?
>>>> (I noticed because this broke meson's CI, which installs 
>>>> python2-devel and expects to get Python.h etc.)
>>>> Thanks for the python updates!
> thanks, it is taking longer than expected because
> I am founding interesting things I never noticed
> on the other packages.
> like 3.6.10 requires a case sensitive file system
> and a case sensitive mount.
> I never needed neither of the two and I was puzzling
> about python.exe vs a Python directory for few hours...

I wonder if cyport should warn if building on a case-insensitive file 
system (and/or have a RESTRICT to say a case-sensitive file system must 
be used).

(See also the discussion about spaces in the containing directory path)

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