Re: [ANN] vim patch to support python3 interface
I have reworked python3 support.
The attached patch is against 7.2.192.
But 7.2.193 to 7.2.195 do not change any involved files, so it is fine for
fixes in if_python3.c:
- ``:pyfile`` did not work
- indexing via slices did not work
- crash in exit() after Py_Finalize() in windows (mentioned in my previous
The previous solution was rather improvised.
This one I think could be added to vim main line.
It does not compromise python2x support.
- Makefile, config.mk.in and configure.in are patched
(also auto/configure, since that is part of the vim source distribution,
although it can also be made via ``make autoconf``)
The changes are such that python3 is considered an additional
In order to build you must edit the Makefile and uncomment
or provide it as CONF_OPT_PYTHON in the command line, like ::
Note: The system must provide python3 ::
ln -s python3 python3.1
- patched make files for non-linux:
To compile do this in the windows console::
nmake -f Make_mvc.mak GUI=yes PYTHON_VER=30 PYTHON=C:\Python30
- Make_bc5.mak (changed, but not tested)
To compile do this in msys bash::
PYTHON=C:/Python30 PYTHON_VER=30 GUI=yes make -f Make_ming.mak
I have not touched Make_vms.mak and those ``*.mak`` files that do not
PS: I have done this patch, because I use vim as python frontend and I
wanted to start using python3.
I would gladly maintain this python3 support. So if any problems turn up,
please contact me.
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