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Re: python 2.7 support

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  • philipx
    Björn, What if you reached out to people to contribute those builds? I got both a Lion and a SL machine - I d be happy to help. ... -- You received this
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      Björn,

      What if you reached out to people to contribute those builds?
      I got both a Lion and a SL machine - I'd be happy to help.

      On Aug 6, 3:12 pm, björn <bjorn.winck...@...> wrote:
      > On 5 August 2011 20:55, Daenney wrote:
      >
      > > According to what I've picked up vim 7.3+ is built against Python 2.7.
      >
      > > However, the latest snapshot (61) of MacVim still gives us Python
      > > 2.6.6 which is a shame since Lion ships with 2.7.
      >
      > > Any chance the build can be updated to reflect those changes?
      >
      > The reason why I link against 2.6 is because I want the snapshot to
      > run on Snow Leopard as well.  In order to link against 2.7 I would
      > have to build one snapshot for Lion and a separate snapshot for Snow
      > Leopard.  This is a hassle.
      >
      > That being said, building snapshot 61 as a Snow Leopard + Lion binary
      > was also a pain in the neck.  For the next snapshot I will evaluate
      > whether building two binaries is actually simpler or not.  I can't say
      > I'm happy with the current "pick the correct version for your OS"
      > download circus that MacVim users have to go through, but I don't have
      > the time/energy to do anything about it (and it leads to linking
      > issues like the OP mentioned, of course).
      >
      > Björn

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