freeBSD 4.2 + Python2.1

Peter I. Hansen pih at
Wed Jul 18 04:21:41 EDT 2001

Robin Becker wrote:

> I'm trying to install Python2.1 and the package seems to install fine,
> but it seems that _socket.pyd is linked against which I
> don't have. Attempts to upgrade openssl are refused as openssl is part
> of the 'base' system. Am I really forced to upgrade the whole operating
> system?
> --
> Robin Becker

No, you can just download a new openssl (from and install it.


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