[Twisted-Python] Re: OS X and setup.py

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Mon Oct 14 17:58:32 EDT 2002

On Monday, October 14, 2002, at 07:12 AM, Michael Hudson wrote:

> Andrew Bennetts <andrew-twisted at puzzling.org> writes:
>> On Sun, Oct 13, 2002 at 02:08:37PM +1000, Andrew Bennetts wrote:
>>> This part of setup.py is breaking build_ext on OS X (which doesn't 
>>> have
>>> poll):
>> My OS X informant also says:
>> <Screwtape> Better test it on another OS X system, too.
>> <Screwtape> This one might be a little damaged.
>> <Screwtape> (i.e. it has a manpage for poll(), but no header file)
> I think fink installs some kind of poll() emulation library, which can
> cause confusion.

That's exactly correct.  OS X has never shipped with poll() or the 
associated manpages.  I believe the one they use is here:  

I use vim, so I don't need fink :)


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