Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] no more Python 2.1.1
From: Gerald Combs <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2007 10:56:29 -0700
Jeff Morriss wrote:
> My Solaris builds now fail with:
>> Making register.c with python
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>>   File "../../tools/make-dissector-reg.py", line 98, in ?
>>     cur_mtime = os.fstat(file.fileno()).st_mtime
>> AttributeError: 'tuple' object has no attribute 'st_mtime'
> with Python 2.1.1 .
> I guess it's time to upgrade.  No big deal for me, but should it be
> mentioned somewhere (before the next release)?
> Or better yet, tested for in, say, 'configure'?
> (Sorry, I'm very short on time at the moment but I wanted to mention it 
> before I forget.)

I've checked in a change (in r21459) that should fix the immediate mtime
issue.  The Python section Developer's Guide says "version 2.2 and above
should be working fine."  Should we enforce Python >= 2.2 in autoconf
and/or win32-setup.sh?