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Re: lang/python26 fails to build on OpenIndiana (and probably all of SunOS flavors)

On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 7:08 PM, Tim Zingelman <> wrote:
> It might be more complicated than this... it built fine for me on:
>  Solaris 10 x86 using sunpro and ABI=64
>  Solaris 10 sparc using gcc 4.4.4 and ABI not set
> Perhaps this is a gcc 3.x bug/issue on solaris?

No I see now... it is an opensolaris (or solaris > 10?) issue, not a
solaris <=10 issue, as up through 10 it does not have

The 'better' patch (that is now in python 2.7, 3.1 & 3.2) is here:

and they will not backport it to 2.6.x since it is not a security fix.

Sounds like that 'better' patch should be added to pkgsrc/lang/python26

 - Tim

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