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Re: Invalid Version Number (Distutils from Cygwin)

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On Sat, Jun 07, 2008 at 05:34:21PM -0700, newbie73 wrote:
I'm attempting to build a project (FANN libraries) using cygwin (to
avoid installing MSVC 2003) and am receiving this error:

Traceback (most recent call last):
ValueError: invalid version number ''
The above is a known issue:

Unfortunately, resolution of this issue has stalled.

Additionally, someone posted a different regular expression to the
Cygwin list that is suppose to handle more cases of ld version strings:

Can we reach consensus on what is the best ld version string regular
expression to use? If so, then I will work to get this change committed
to the Python code base and release a patched Cygwin Python 2.5.2 with
this fix included.


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Jun 27 '08 #1
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