Problem with install

Gerhard Häring gerhard.nospam at bigfoot.de
Thu May 17 01:46:50 CEST 2001


On Wed, 16 May 2001 11:06:07 -0700, Matthew Nobes <manobes at fraser.sfu.ca> wrote:
>On Mon, 14 May 2001, Gerhard [iso-8859-1] H=E4ring wrote:
>
>> On Mon, 14 May 2001 15:42:22 -0700, Matthew Nobes <manobes at fraser.sfu.ca>=
> wrote:
>> >Hello all,
>> >
>> >I'm attempting to upgrade my Python installation on an older machine at
>> >work.  I run configure, and it seems okay, but when I try "make install"=
> I
>> >get the following
>> >
>> >In file included from /usr/include/pthread.h:28,
>> >                 from thread_pthread.h:6,
>> >                 from thread.c:118:
>> >/usr/include/sched.h:36: parse error before `_P'
>> >make[1]: *** [thread.o] Error 1
>> >make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/matt/Python-2.0/Python'
>> >make: *** [Python] Error 2
>> >
>> >Does anybody know what this means?
>>
>> Looks like an error during the build of Python's threading facilities. If=
> you
>> can live without threads, then you could try
>>
>> ./configure --without-threads
>> make
>
>Thanks, that worked fine.  What exactly did I lose doing this?

The ability to use use multithreading in Python. If you don't know what this
means, it probably doesn't matter ;-) I never used threading in Python, either.

Gerhard
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