[IronPython] IronPython 1.0 Beta 2 on Mono
sanxiyn at gmail.com
Thu Jan 26 19:24:23 PST 2006
For the first time, I think, current Mono release can run this new
IronPython release. Nice! I am using Mono 22.214.171.124 from Debian
However, some modules that worked on Beta 1 won't work with this
IronPython/Mono combination. This is not IronPython's fault. I
discovered this while trying to run some unittests.
>>> import unittest
Missing member IsDaylightSavingTime in type DateTime, assembly
In other words, anything importing time probably won't work right.
Then it's natural to try to compile from source with workarounds.
Unfortunately, Beta 2 now uses partial classes which Mono's compiler
can't compile yet. This is Mono bug #77027. There's a patch on the
bug, but I haven't tried it yet.
As usual, the status would improve shortly. But this is how it is
currently. Just to let you know. :-)
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