error in Python 2.0 dist?

Andrew Dalke dalke at acm.org
Wed Nov 8 10:17:05 CET 2000


D-Man wrote:
>I downloaded the SRPM from python.org.  When I tried building I got
>the following:
   ...
>./Include/pyport.h:390:2: #error "LONG_BIT definition appears wrong for
>platform (bad gcc config?)."
   [...]
>Any thoughts?

Maybe you have a bad gcc config?

Search the newsgroup for LONG_BIT and you'll see
  http://www.deja.com/getdoc.xp?AN=685623477&fmt=text
which says to see:
  http://x54.deja.com/[ST_rn=ps]/getdoc.xp?AN=679451034&fmt=text

As I understand it, Red Hat 7.0 shipped with bad versions of gcc/glibc.

                    Andrew
                    dalke at acm.org






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