[PATCH] Re: Remove unneeded workaround for Darwin

Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Sat Mar 5 15:44:50 GMT 2011

On Wed, Mar 02, 2011 at 09:36:11AM +0100, Sebastian Spaeth wrote:

> > That's probably fine then. Initially I only patched the non-SSL version,
> > and that was not enough, but possibly things have changed since.
> OK, as my patch only removes the SSL version that should be fine
> then. On the other hand, if -as you say- current python versions on Mac
> are still suffering then we should probably keep this in and add a
> comment to that regard.
> > By the way, 'python' now defaults to version 2.6 in snow leopard, so I
> > guess the problem will solve itself anyway eventually.
> Right, but we still need to cater for pre-snow leopard versions now, I
> guess. Although Macies tend to upgrade really quickly :-).
> Thanks for the information, much appreciated. So either lets keep this
> one still in or lets just remove the SSL chunked read. (which is all *I*
> care about ;-P).

I took some time to decide to either merge this patch or not. Finally, I
think it worth to apply this cleanup. Pre-leopard Mac users are asked to
install python 2.6 like other Unix users. I don't think we should make
differences between our users, in any way.

So, patch applied. Thanks.

Nicolas Sebrecht

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