Subject: Re: Latest bittorrent package seems to be broken on port
To: Marc Recht <>
From: Alex Pelts <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/24/2005 10:54:57
I have tried last night to build python24 and rebuild bittorrent with 
it. There is no change, bug is present. I actually did not expect it to 
go away because it is a non existent class member (or whatever class is 
called in python).
I will file a pr for this.


Marc Recht wrote:
>> I updated pkgsrc to the latest one with sup and rebuild packages that 
>> I use. That upgraded my python and bittorrent. Now does not 
>> work anymore. I sent email to maintainer but no reply so far. The 
>> problem seems to be introduced by one of the patches, namely
> I got your mail, but hadn't had the time to answer yet nor to actually 
> look at the problem.
>> patch-ad. It certainly worked with previous version of bittorrent.
>> I am not sure if anyone wants to fix this now, when 4.0 is out. Still 
>> it is not good to have broken packages.
>> I am willing to work with whoever wants to fix this, although my 
>> python  knowledge is limited.
> I'm going to update BitTorrent to 4.0 this weekend. In the meantime you 
> could try with Python 2.4 (if that is an option) and/or send 
> a PR[1], so that your report won't get lost.
> Cheers,
> Marc
> [1] see for details