detlefsend at enovatia.com
Mon Aug 4 20:59:14 CEST 2003
On 8/4/03 2:39 PM, "Skip Montanaro" <skip at pobox.com> wrote:
> David> 'import site' failed; use -v for traceback
> David> Traceback (most recent call last):
> David> File "vnmrXserver.py", line 1, in ?
> David> File "/usr/local/lib/python2.2/SocketServer.py", line 131, in ?
> David> File "/usr/local/lib/python2.2/socket.py", line 41, in ?
> David> ImportError: No module named _socket
> Is this during the freeze operation or while running the frozen app?
This happens when I try to run the frozen application on a computer that
doesn't have python.
> Can you successfully execute
> import _socket
I can indeed run it where I freeze it (both the .py script and the frozen
application) and import _socket (of course) works fine.
> from the Python interpreter prompt? _socket.so should live in
> David> So I guess I this means I have to rebuild python with static
> David> linking (this is a mystery to me) OR is there a way to hack the
> David> makefile (or perhaps some other file) and have the missing
> David> modules found and included in the frozen program without a
> David> rebuild of python?
> You can fairly easily (though a bit tediously) build a static Python
> interpreter. You need to edit Modules/Setup to uncomment the various
> extension modules you need. This is what we all used to do before Greg Ward
> began attempting world domination through distutils. There should be some
> documentation somewhere still about how to do this, perhaps in the
> introductory comments in Modules/Setup itself. Yeah, looks like it's there.
Wait...I thought it was my turn to dominate the world!
And it's been a while since I've installed python on a SparcStation and
indeed, I may have found the binaries somewhere...are there any good places
that describe more explicitly how to build a static python?
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