Brasil4Win 1.1 and Jython 2.5a3: testing in progress

September 17, 2008
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Because of the forthcoming release of Jython 2.5 (after an year of silence), we at Gioorgi.com are checking Brasil compatibility, right now.  What is Jython?… we read from the Jython website:

Jython is an implementation of the high-level, dynamic, object-oriented language Python written in 100% Pure Java, and seamlessly integrated with the Java platform. It thus allows you to run Python on any Java platform.

Jython 2.5 looks very promising, and we are planning Jython support for future Brasil releases.

At the time of writing, Brasil4Win is not working with the Beta 3 of Jython 2.5
The reported error is

ETA:10:36:01 Files:40074 MB/SEC:4Traceback (most recent call last):
File “C:\giorgi\ordev\orAdminScripts\brasilWin.py”, line 247, in
recovery1=processList(fullFileList)
File “C:\giorgi\ordev\orAdminScripts\brasilWin.py”, line 136, in processList
f.write(fname, compress_type=zipfile.ZIP_DEFLATED)
NameError: global name ‘WindowsError’ is not defined
ETA:10:33:55 Files:35674 MB/SEC:4.53979220203 Min:6.31982421875

The Jython alpha can be downloaded here

We are monitoring this and other minor issues.

Fro more information on brasil, please take a look to the related items. Happy backing up!

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One Response to Brasil4Win 1.1 and Jython 2.5a3: testing in progress

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