Installing Python > 2.1: make fails in posixmodule.c

Michael Hudson mwh at
Wed Nov 28 18:22:13 CET 2001

Elmar Höfner <elmar.hoefner at> writes:

> Michael Hudson wrote:
> > Didn't look hard enough:
> > 
> > 
> Oops, you're right. Although I spent quite a time searching, I oversaw it. 
> This link helped me, now it compiles.

Do you mean to say the patch in the bug summary fixed the problem?
That's very strange, seeing as that patch was applied before 2.1.1 was

> > I'm pretty that fix went into 2.1.1 though.  Which version are you
> > compiling?  2.1.1 and current CVS don't have PRIO_PROCESS at line
> > 1145.
> > 
> > Try current CVS?  Tell us which version you're compiling?
> I tried at first 2.1.1 [error in line 1102], 2.2a4 [line 1145], 2.0.1 
> [which did compile, but gave me other problems] and at last
> 2.2b2. None of the mentioned [exept 2.0.1] compiled without patching.
> I didn't try CVS, though.

I'm really confused now.  Can you now do things that make 2.2b2 and
2.1.1 compile where they didn't beforehand?  Can you submit relavent
patches to sf?


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