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Compile fails: "fatal error: error writing to -: Broken pipe" #35
I'm using xcode4 and trying to compile pylibmc on a new machine running osx 10.6.7 and get the following error
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Major WTF at Apple's QA...
Want to know why this happens? Apple's new Xcode release removes the assembler for PPC, while the core system retains their PPC images in the fat binaries. If you were to run
Python compiles C extensions with the same compiler flags that Python itself was compiled with. Hence it follows that nobody at Apple took the time to QA properly and install a Python C extensions on their Xcode 4-enabled systems.
I have confirmed that Apple's upcoming release of OS X (Lion) will not have Python built with PPC.