[Distutils] RE:Installation

Harry Henry Gebel hgebel@inet.net
Tue, 15 Aug 2000 09:31:05 -0400


On Mon, Aug 14, 2000 at 10:09:17AM +0100, Catriona Johnston wrote:
> >When I try to install distutils, it reports that it
> >cannot find the <exec-prefix>/lib/python1.5/config and
> I am new to programming and python and I am afraid that I am having the same
> problem as Fred had...I want to install numpy and must therefore install
> distutils first. How can I fix the lack of the config directory and
> therefore its contents Makefile? I have tried reinstalling python but have
> had no success. I am running python on Linux red hat 6.1. Any help?

Install the python-devel rpm in addition to the python rpm, it contains all
of the files in the config directory.

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