Problem with install

Gerhard Häring gerhard.nospam at
Mon May 14 23:48:34 CEST 2001

On Mon, 14 May 2001 15:42:22 -0700, Matthew Nobes <manobes at> 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

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