"Could not find platform dependent libraries" message

Stephen Boulet stepheb at comm.mot.com
Wed Mar 15 17:46:30 CET 2000

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

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