Installing Python on Solaris 9

Dominic oblivious at web.de
Thu Jun 19 10:36:51 CEST 2003


Solaris Boy wrote:
> Hi..
> 
> I am trying to get python working on my solaris 9 box.
> 
> It complanined about the libraries
> 
> ld.so.1: ./python: fatal: libstdc++.so.5: open failed: No such file or

Try to compile it without shared libraries.

Or use the prebuilt binary bundles:
http://www.python.org/download/download_other.html
http://sunfreeware.com/programlistsparc8.html#python

which is usually the easiest way.

Ciao,
Dominic

> directory *** Error code 137 make: Fatal error: Command failed for target
> `sharedmods'
> 
> I set the environment variables and compiled the stuff. 
> 
> Python was installed in /usr/local/Python-2.2.3/python. 
> 
> Now when I typed in python I got this back
> 
> Could not find platform independent libraries <prefix>
> Could not find platform dependent libraries <exec_prefix>
> Consider setting $PYTHONHOME to <prefix>[:<exec_prefix>]
> 'import site' failed; use -v for traceback
> Python 2.2.3 (#1, Jun 19 2003, 01:13:28) 
> [GCC 3.2.3] on TvoPT5
> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
> 
> 
> Is this a bug/what? Please suggest...
> 
> Also How do I quit out of python
> 
> Thanks..





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