Python 2.1 Compilation error - can't find krb5.h

Rebecca Hauge lizard0000092 at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 17 22:22:06 CEST 2003


Thank you!  Your suggestion worked great!

--- Jeremy Hylton <jeremy at alum.mit.edu> wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-09-17 at 11:07, Gabby wrote:
> > I am attempting to compile python 2.1 from the
> source on a RedHat 9.0
> > system.  The problem is that a openssl header file
> (kssl.h) requires
> > krb5.h which isn't in the usual place
> (/usr/include).  Instead krb5.h
> > gets installed at usr/kerberos/include.  The
> openssl version is
> > 0.9.7a-2.  When I build python, the ./configure
> works fine but the
> > make' has problems building the _socket extension.
>  The beginning of
> > the error message is pasted below.  How do I let
> python know where to
> > find the krb5.h file?
> 
> This problem is fixed in CVS, but there hasn't been
> much interest in a
> 2.1.4 release since it's now two minor revisions out
> of date.
> 
> The solution is to add the following bit of code to
> setup.py just after
> ssl_incs is defined.
> 
>         krb5_h = find_file('krb5.h', inc_dirs,
>                           
> ['/usr/kerberos/include'])
>         if krb5_h:
>             ssl_incs += krb5_h
> 
> Jeremy
> 
> 


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