socket question(3)

Rick Y msg_2222 at
Mon Apr 7 21:44:14 CEST 2003

installed openssl package from sunfreeware. error:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "./viewcvs-install", line 35, in ?
    import compat
  File "./lib/", line 20, in ?
    import urllib
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.1/", line 26,
in ?
    import socket
  File "/usr/local/lib/python2.1/", line 41,
in ?
    from _socket import *
ImportError: python: fatal:
open failed: 
No such file or directory

followed these steps:

export PATH


cd /usr/lib
ln -s ../local/ssl/lib/libcrypto.a libcrypto.a
ln -s ../local/ssl/lib/
ln -s ../local/ssl/lib/libssl.a libssl.a
ln -s ../local/ssl/lib/
ln -s
ln -s
cd /usr/bin
ln -s ../local/ssl/bin/openssl openssl
ln -s ../local/ssl/bin/c_rehash c_rehash
cd /usr/include
ln -s ../local/ssl/include/openssl openssl

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