[Python-Dev] Re: test_mpz skipped?

Neal Norwitz neal@metaslash.com
Tue, 09 Apr 2002 23:10:22 -0400

Jeremy Hylton wrote:
> I just got the following test output on Linux.
> > test test_mpz skipped -- No module named mpz
> > 1 test skipped:
> >     test_mpz
> > 1 skip unexpected on linux2:
> >     test_mpz
> Is this just a question of adding test_mpz to the list of expected
> skips on Linux?  Or is there some problem with my build?

It works on my box (redhat 7.2).  There is an Modules/mpzmodule.c 
which uses the GNU MP (multi-precision) library.  
libmp.a would need to be on your box.  
It's in gmp-devel-3.1.1-4 on mine.

It's possible other distro's don't include MP.  I'm fine with
adding it to the skips list.