[Python-checkins] devguide: #21215: update debian/ubuntu build-dep instructions.
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Tue Apr 15 03:27:33 CEST 2014
user: R David Murray <rdmurray at bitdance.com>
date: Mon Apr 14 21:27:22 2014 -0400
#21215: update debian/ubuntu build-dep instructions.
This update is from Glenn Jones based on his experience following
the instructions while at the PyCon sprints, and also informed by
feedback from Barry Warsaw.
setup.rst | 10 +++++++---
1 files changed, 7 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
diff --git a/setup.rst b/setup.rst
@@ -107,9 +107,13 @@
$ sudo yum install yum-utils
$ sudo yum-builddep python3
-Debian, Ubuntu and other ``apt`` based systems::
+Debian, Ubuntu and other ``apt`` based systems, try to get the dependencies for
+the Python version that you're working on e.g.::
- $ sudo apt-get build-dep python3
+ $ sudo apt-get build-dep python3.4
+If that package is not available for your system, try reducing the minor
+version until you find a package that is available.
For Mac OS X systems, it is generally easiest to use the C compiler and other
development utilities provided by Apple's Xcode Developer Tools. There are
@@ -217,7 +221,7 @@
-The readme included in the solution has more details, especially on the
+The readme included in the solution has more details, especially on the
software needed to resolve the below mentioned build errors.
**Python 3.3** and later use Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. You can
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