Problems compiling on Sunos5

Andreas Jung andreas at
Wed Dec 20 20:02:34 CET 2000

On Wed, Dec 20, 2000 at 11:34:15AM -0600, Venkatesh Prasad Ranganath wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to compile Python 2.0 on Sunos 5.  I am able to compile but many
> functions are not being supported.  When I execute configure, the list of
> functions checked by configure are reported as not supported but all those
> functions are available.  For example, strftime() is reported as not available.
> Is this a problem with the configure script or something I have to specify when
> configuring.  My configure command was as follows
> configure --with-threads=/usr/lib --with-cycle-gc --without-libdb

Usually you should not care about the functions available or not. When
"make" works correctly  and you have a running Python interpreter
after the termination of "make" happy...and "make install".
I have never seen any real problems with the installation of Python
under Solaris.


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