Compiling Python for BeOS 5

Chris Herborth chris*SPAM*h at
Mon May 15 09:46:39 EDT 2000

According to Jerome Chan  <eviltofu at>:
> I've managed to compile it but under make test it just hangs on 

AFAIK this is a common problem (and doesn't mean anything is wrong with
your build of Python).

> Once I remove that file from the testing sequence seems 
> to go into an infinite loop after test_threading. Also the struct module 
> test failed as well. 

This is odd; both of these should work.

> Does anyone have any hints in configuring Python for BeOS?

Just follow the directions? :-)

I haven't had time to keep up with the changes in the Python source.  Both
threading and struct should work fine...

Chris Herborth, DNRC Holder of Past Knowledge     Arcane Dragon -==(UDIC)==-
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