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Re: Request for approval: enemies-of-carlotta



On Wed, 2005-05-18 at 11:06 +0200, Ralf Ertzinger wrote:
> On Tue, May 17, 2005 at 04:06:23PM -0500, Tom 'spot' Callaway wrote:
> 
> > The no-binary thing is notable. This package doesn't contain a single
> > binary, its just a set of python scripts. For that reason, this package
> > is probably best suited as noarch.
> 
> I made the package arch-specific because it precompiles the .py files
> and includes the .pyc file in the package. Is this format arch-independent
> (and while we are at it: what is the difference between pyc and pyo?)

Python bytecord or .pyc is arch-independent. .pyo is optimized bytecode.
http://www.network-theory.co.uk/docs/pytut/tut_48.html
It is also guaranteed to work between say 2.4 and 2.4.1, but not 2.3 and
2.4.
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Aaron Kurtz <a kurtz hardsun net             GPG Key ID: ED588CF2



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