Miscellaneous Patches

See also Python20CriticalPatches and Python20FrequentlyAskedQuestions.

Library modules

Note these links are invalid since the transition away from cvsweb.


Long file support on Linux

(Not a diff or patch, but worth a mention.)

On some Linux systems, you can enable long support as follows:

But then file.tell() may return negative numbers for positions over 2G, due to an apparent libc bug. As a work-around, change the function _portable_ftell() in Objects/fileobject.c to use the fgetpos() case.

Python20MiscPatches (last edited 2008-11-15 14:00:48 by localhost)

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