Can't use crypt

Kieran O' Sullivan kosullivan at snet.wit.ie
Tue Aug 24 14:49:02 CEST 1999


On 24 Aug 1999, Michael Hudson wrote:

> "Kieran O' Sullivan" <kosullivan at snet.wit.ie> writes:
> 
> > When I tyr to compile python 1.5.2 on SuSE Linux 6.0 with the crypt module
> > I get the following error.
> > 
> > make[1]: Entering directory `/Python-1.5.2/Modules'
> > gcc  -Xlinker -export-dynamic python.o \
> >           ../libpython1.5.a   -lieee -ldl  -lm  -o python
> > ../libpython1.5.a(cryptmodule.o): In function `crypt_crypt':
> > /Python-1.5.2/Modules/./cryptmodule.c:21: undefined reference to `crypt'
> > collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> > make[1]: *** [link] Error 1
> > make[1]: Leaving directory `/Python-1.5.2/Modules'
> > make: *** [python] Error 2
> > 
> > I have compiled python 1.5.2 with crypt on SuSE 5.2 with no problems.
> > There was a previous copy of python 1.5.1 on the SuSE 6.0 machine but
> > python 1.5.2 cpmpiles without any problem when crypt is not included.
> 
> So edit Modules/Setup to add -lcrypt then...
> 
> > When I use -lcrypt instead python will compile but I can't use cthe crypt
> > function.
> 
> Oh. What goes wrong now?

when I try to import crypt I get

ImportError: no module named crypt

This error occurs in all prgrams that use crypt.





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