[p4python] P4Python and Snow Leopard
TCramer at vigilgames.com
Fri Sep 25 14:09:03 PDT 2009
Here's a quick hack to getting the P4API working in python on Snow
Leopard. I used the 2009.1 versions here, YMMV with older versions.
First, edit setup.py and look around line 180 for the OS X detection
part of the script. Add an extra
elif unameOut == "1" :
release = "106"
self.extra_link_args = ["-framework", "Carbon"]
While not precise, it gets things working for 10.6 (10.0.0 Darwin
This should allow the build and install steps to work. However, the
libraries from Perforce are missing x86_64 support, so scripts calling
the API may fail if you are on a 64 bit capable Mac. I found this
command to flip python into 32 bit mode:
defaults write com.apple.versioner.python Prefer-32-Bit -bool yes
Thanks to http://www.jaharmi.com/2009/08/29/python_32_bit_execution_on_snow_leopard
for the pointer on the 32 bit defaults setting.
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