[Python-Dev] Problems compiling 2.6.1 on Solaris 10

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 11:43:55 CET 2008


Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>> I am hoping someone can assist me. I normally don’t care if the _ctypes
>> module builds or not, but I now need to have it build.
>>
>> I am running Solaris 10 with Sun’s C compiler under SunStudio 11.
> 
> I don't think ctypes (rather, libffi) supports Sun C. You will need to
> port it (as you have already ruled out the other options, such as using
> gcc, or not using ctypes).

There is also an existing issue relating to this:

http://bugs.python.org/issue2552

(although it doesn't add much beyond what Martin already said)

Cheers,
Nick.

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