[Pipet Devel] Big request from everyone

J.W. Bizzaro bizzaro at geoserve.net
Wed Jan 26 11:02:22 EST 2000

Hi Brad!

Brad Chapman wrote:
> machines? It should work fine on Linux machines (which is where is was
> developed) but I worry about how well it will compile on other machines.

I only have Linux boxes, so I can't help with this.

> 2. PCRE (Perl C Regular Expression Library):
> ftp://ftp.cus.cam.ac.uk/pub/software/programs/pcre/
> 3. libunicode-0.5:
> http://www.bowerbird.com.au/download.shtml

Why are these used?

>         I hope all of this hasn't scared people off from trying it!

Well, Jeez Brad, we got our very first 'unsubscribe' from the list right after
you posted this :-)  Seriously.

> I would
> be very interested in hearing people's luck, and also hearing advice from
> people who are more experienced at porting programs/writing in C then I am.

So, XDBM is written in C (an early question I had).  Why then are the Python
bindings being done in C++?

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