Hi help me in installing pcapy extension module
Diez B. Roggisch
deets at nospam.web.de
Mon Nov 2 21:44:35 CET 2009
> dear friends,
> I have python 2.6.4 i my Windows XP machine.
> I am trying to install pcapy - python extension module
> ( I am using http://oss.coresecurity.com/projects/pcapy.html for
> reference )
> I decided to implement the libpcap library...
> Since I have only windows xp machine......
> I installed WinPcap - this is a port of libpcap - windows uses this
> As the pcapy extension is written in C++ it needs to be compiled for
> the host system before it can be accessed from Python.
> In order to compile and install the source, I executed
> python setup.py install
> from the directory where Pcapy's distribution has been unpacked.
> Now, I am getting the following error,
> C:\pcapy-0.10.4>python setup.py install
> running install
> running build
> running build_ext
> building 'pcapy' extension
> error: Unable to find vcvarsall.bat
This looks to my as if you are missing Visual C++, or at least it's not
properly set up.
> I request you to help me in solving this problem.
I'm not a native-speaker - and I guess you aren't either. But "I request
you to help me" is rather rude, as well as your subject. "I kindly ask
you to help me" would be better I'd say.
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