Help compiling python on HPUX

Corné Beerse beerse at oops.zonnet.nl
Mon Jan 27 13:39:11 CET 2003


"Paul D. Lusk" wrote:
> 
> We are using python at Radford University on HPUX, but we have encountered
> a problem. When we moved the python executable from our test machine to
> the production machine, we got an error message when trying use
> DCOracle2:

If you just use python and have not altered the source way to much, try
to install the python from the porting site at
http://hpux.tn.tudelft.nl/hppd/hpux/Languages/python-2.2.1/ or one of
the other mirrors.

Take note of the dependencies (ncurses) at the page.

CBee

> 
> /usr/lib/dld.sl: Can't shl_load() a library containing Thread Local
> Storage:
> /usr/lib/libcl.2
> /usr/lib/dld.sl: Exec format error
> 
> On the test machine, we solved this by setting LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libcl.2
> before running python, but this does not work on the production machine.
> 
> A Google search showed that this problem could be fixed by linking libcl.2
> in when building python, but I don't know where to change the makefile to
> do this. (My C and makefile knowledge is limited, although I did manage to
> compile GCC 3.2 and python 2.2.2 on my Mandrake 8.2 machine).
> 
> Any help would be appreciated.




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