On 09/01/2015 12:09 PM, David Magda wrote:
Could the new version of Python been chocking on a binary file whose
format has changed from the old version? Is it prudent to do an "arch
--wipe" when changing versions of Python?



The exception is thrown in Python's sort() method. There are no
documented changes in this method's calling sequence between Python 2.5
and 2.6, but it's quite possible there were changes in the details of
the key comparison code that are responsible.


No it is not prudent to do an "arch --wipe" when changing versions of
Python?. It is not a good idea to ever do "arch --wipe" unless it's
really necessary. See the section "NOTE ON MBOX ANOMALIES:" at
<http://wiki.list.org/x/4030681>.


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