PyGTK - 1.5.2 not 2.1

Adam 'Vonlia' Seyfarth adam.seyfarth at
Sun Aug 26 15:42:01 CEST 2001

On Sat, 25 Aug 2001, Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:

> On Sat, 25 Aug 2001, Adam 'Vonlia' Seyfarth wrote:
> > After it didn't work the first time, I immediately recompiled.  ie, I
> > did ./configure; make; sudo make install again and it still didn't work.
> After poking around, I've determined that you have to change certain variables
> in the Makefile in order to compile it against the Python 2 libs and install
> in the right place.

You don't want to tell me which ones?  I guess I'll have to find them

> > > OTOH, it may be that the PyGTK libraries only exist in your Python 1.5
> > > site-packages directory. Check that, but I suggest the recompile.
> >
> > I imagine that's what it is.  Sorry for my ignorance, but how do I check
> > it?
> In each version of Python, type the following:
> ---
> import os
> print os.path.dirname(os.__file__)
> ---
> Add '/site-packages' to both values and check those directories. However, I
> still suggest doing the recompile.
(compile for the 3rd time!?  I've already compiled the thing twice
with python2)

OK, after the site-packages searching, I found no match for "*gtk*" in
but lots of matches for "*gtk*" in /usr/lib/python1.5/site-packages
Does this mean I copy them over?  I'll try that, I don't think it could
hurt anything...

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