installation fails ?

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ignacio at
Mon Sep 10 23:59:08 CEST 2001

On Mon, 10 Sep 2001, Armin Samide wrote:

> Hi,
> I'have downloaded the Python 2.1.1 source code package and wanted to build
> it on Windows with the Microsoft Visual C Compiler but a few headers are
> missing, as there are: zlib.h, xmlparse.h, db.h, tcl.h
> Are these headers included somewhere else or what else is wrong ?
> thanks,
> Armin

Python is dependent on a number of external libraries for some of it's
functionality. You need to get the libraries that contain those files: zlib,
expat, bsddb, Tcl/Tk, etc.

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams  <ignacio at>

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