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Re: [HACKERS] Patch to fix plpython on OS X

From: "Jim C(dot) Nasby" <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org>
To: Michael Fuhr <mike(at)fuhr(dot)org>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Patch to fix plpython on OS X
Date: 2005-07-19 20:11:35
Message-ID: 20050719201135.GL38511@decibel.org (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, Jul 19, 2005 at 01:54:00PM -0600, Michael Fuhr wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2005 at 02:48:52PM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> > "Jim C. Nasby" <decibel(at)decibel(dot)org> writes:
> > > I don't think it's a version issue; cuckoo is at 2.4, platypus used to
> > > be at 2.3 but I upgraded it to 2.4 to see if that was the issue, but
> > > platypus kept working.
> > 
> > Hmm ... if it's *not* a version thing then I really do want to know
> > what's causing it.  Anyone have an idea why this machine is saying
> > '\u80' where everyone else's python says u'\x80' ?
> 
> Is it possible that plpython.so is linked against an old version
> of libpython?  I see that the error message changed a few years ago:
> 
> http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/python/python/dist/src/Python/exceptions.c?r1=1.44&r2=1.45
> http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/python/python/dist/src/Python/exceptions.c?r1=1.45&r2=1.46
> 
> As I recall, Python must be configured with --enable-shared or you
> don't get a shared version of libpython, so if you installed a new
> Python but not a new version of libpython.*.so, then plpython.so
> might be linked against an old version.
> 
> Does this machine have ldd or the equivalent?  If so, can you compare
> "ldd /path/to/python" and "ldd /path/to/plpython.so"?

Oddly, no, it doesn't seem to have ldd. And the buildfarm script seems
to clean everything up even in the pgsqlkeep directories; or at least I
couldn't find a plpython.so laying around.
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