[Python-Dev] HP-UX clean-up

Martin v. Loewis martin at v.loewis.de
Tue Jan 6 16:52:31 EST 2004

Cameron Laird wrote:
> ?  You might have to go through some of this slowly for me.
> I'm stumbling over the "It will still continue trying to 
> build the other extension modules" part.  I did "make; make
> install", and no one ever tried to compile Modules/_tkinter.c
> (for example); what am I missing?

After setup.py fails to build one extension module, it *should*
continue with the next one. Are you sure _tkinter.sl was not

However, it might be that the 'make install' part fails, due
to the build error.

> I agree that curses is a finite problem, one that can be
> overcome.  Does anyone happen to know his way around this
> module, even if only enough to say that, perhaps, systematic
> trial-and-error is more efficient than rational comprehension?

I am strongly convinced that rational comprehension is the
only way to approach this problem.


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