"Could not find platform dependent libraries" message
sholden at bellatlantic.net
Thu Mar 16 00:16:52 CET 2000
Stephen Boulet wrote:
> When I try executing this program, I get the message:
> print "Hello, Python!"
> Could not find platform dependent libraries <exec_prefix>
> Consider setting $PYTHONHOME to <prefix>[:<exec_prefix>]
> Hello, Python!
> My $PYTHONHOME bash variable is /opt/python. The python executable is in
> What am I doing wrong here?
> -- Stephen
Not sure what the problem might be, looks to be something
to do with the way it's installed. You would get more
python -v script-name
or even just
This will tell you if the error is occurring in automatically-
executed module code before the interpreter gets around to your
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