[Mailman-Users] Python Broken in Redhat Fedora
marc at perkel.com
Sun Nov 23 16:07:31 CET 2003
Also - Yum, Up2Date, and almost all python programs are similarly
disfunctional but produce different errors. Yet I did install the latest
and greatest stuff and did a few reinstalls just to make sure. I'm
stumped. and wondering if I need to revert back to Redhat 7.3.
Am I the only one here that's tried to upgrade to Fedora?
Richard Barrett wrote:
> On 23 Nov 2003, at 01:17, Marc Perkel wrote:
>> What am I doing wrong?
>> make install
>> Compiling /usr/mailman/Mailman/Version.py ...
>> Compiling /usr/mailman/Mailman/__init__.py ...
>> Compiling /usr/mailman/Mailman/htmlformat.py ...
>> Compiling /usr/mailman/Mailman/i18n.py ...
>> Compiling /usr/mailman/Mailman/versions.py ...
>> Traceback (most recent call last):
>> File "bin/update", line 47, in ?
>> from Mailman import Utils
>> File "/usr/mailman/Mailman/Utils.py", line 35, in ?
>> import cgi
>> File "/usr/lib/python2.2/cgi.py", line 39, in ?
>> import urllib
>> File "/usr/lib/python2.2/urllib.py", line 26, in ?
>> import socket
>> File "/usr/lib/python2.2/socket.py", line 41, in ?
>> from _socket import *
>> ImportError: /lib/libssl.so.4: undefined symbol: krb5_cc_get_principal
>> make: *** [update] Error 1
> This is not a Mailman problem as such but a Python
> configuration/installation compatibility problem.
> It looks as though the standard Python socket module you have
> installed has been built with support for SSL connections but was
> built against a different version or different configuration of
> (presumably) openSSL to that actually installed on your system.
> You should be able to confirm that is the problem by running Python
> from the command line and entering the 'import socket' statement. If
> that generates an Import Error exception then my analysis is correct.
> How did you install openSSL and Python; from source or RPMs? It might
> be worth checking the Redhat support lists.
> By the way, for a non-Redhat user and besides it being a type of hat,
> what does "Fedora" mean in terms of Redhat Linux release
> Richard Barrett http://www.openinfo.co.uk
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