GCC libraries and Python/ftplib

KRK fnantes at hotmail.com
Wed Aug 14 01:19:35 CEST 2002

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Al <spohn at nospam.mayo.edu> wrote in message news:<MPG.17b2ff59a0af46b3989683 at mayonews>...
> Most of my experience has been on linux, but I've stumbled across a sun 
> box runn OS 8 that I wanted to put Python on but is pretty well stripped 
> bare of everything (including a C compiler) except Perl.  Using pkg-get 
> seemed to get the Python binary installed okay, but now I'm finding when 
> I try to import ftplib, I get the following:
> >>> import ftplib
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.1/ftplib.py", line 46, in ?
>     import socket
>   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.1/socket.py", line 41, in ?
>     from _socket import *
> ImportError: ld.so.1: /usr/local/bin/python: fatal: libgcc_s.so.1: open 
> failed: No such file or directory
> Does this mean I need to install the GNU/gcc stuff?  I know I don't have 
> room for the whole suite (which is why I went after the Python binary, 
> i.e., no compiler)... so if this is the problem, is there a subset of 
> the gcc package that I could get away with to get Python and it's 
> packaged modules to run?  If this isn't the problem, any ideas?
> Thanks a bunch,
> Al

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