Question: Mac OS 10.6 and Python 2.6

Ben Gollmer bgollmer at
Thu Mar 4 20:17:16 CET 2010

On Mar 2, 2010, at 11:41 AM, John Cody wrote:

> I've got the 2.3.11 release of python-ldap, latest version of XCode, and Python 2.6.2 installed.
> I run: $ sudo python build
> and I get the following output.

> /Developer/SDKs/MacOSX10.4u.sdk/usr/include/stdarg.h:4:25: error: stdarg.h: No such file or directory

This is a known problem when using a non-Apple supplied Python install:

The bug has more details, but the basic workaround is to install the 10.4 SDK (it's an optional package when installing Xcode) and using GCC 4.0 instead of the default 4.2.


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