[Mailman-Users] distutils is not available or incomplete when ./configure mailman 2.1.23?
guest2 at sgeinc.com
Wed Dec 14 16:15:17 EST 2016
You can always search the cache with:
apt-cache search python
apt-cache search python-dev
to get less noise.
On 12/14/2016 2:58 PM, Caesar Samsi wrote:
> Indeed it is but what tripped me up was it was not python-devel it is actually python-dev
> Not quite a developer so didn’t think of trying -dev … :-)
>> On Dec 14, 2016, at 11:01 AM, Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> wrote:
>> On 12/14/2016 10:33 AM, Caesar Samsi wrote:
>>> Ah, now it works. Would be great to see this info in the build & install
>> It's in the installation manual, section 15.1, as it said in the message
>> you received.
>>>>> … checking that Python has a working distutils... configure: error:
>>>>> ***** Distutils is not available or is incomplete for /usr/bin/python
>>>>> ***** If you installed Python from RPM (or other package manager)
>>>>> ***** be sure to install the -devel package, or install Python
>>>>> ***** from source. See sec. 15.1 of the Installation Manual for
>>>>> ***** details
>> The manual is in various formats in the doc/ subdirectory of the
>> directory into which you unpacked and ran ./configure. I.e.,
>> doc/mailman-install/index.html, doc/mailman-install.dvi,
>> doc/mailman-install.pdf, doc/mailman-install.ps and doc/mailman-install.txt.
>> It is also online. See <http://www.list.org/mailman-install/node48.html>
>> for the relevant section.
>> Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net> The highway is for gamblers,
>> San Francisco Bay Area, California better use your sense - B. Dylan
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