viewcvs install error on solaris

bva not at existing.ru
Fri Jan 23 16:47:38 CET 2004


Michael Hudson wrote:
> bva <not at existing.ru> writes:
> 
> 
>>Hello,
>>
>>While trying to install viewcvs on a solaris 5.9 machine I get the
>>following error message:
>>
>>Traceback (most recent call last):
>>   File "./viewcvs-install", line 35, in ?
>>     import compat
>>   File "./lib/compat.py", line 20, in ?
>>     import urllib
>>   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.2/urllib.py", line 26, in ?
>>     import socket
>>   File "/usr/local/lib/python2.2/socket.py", line 41, in ?
>>     from _socket import *
>>ImportError: No module named _socket
>>
>>Python is installed on the machine.  Can anybody tell me what I'm
>>doing wrong or what I've forgotten?
> 
> 
> Your python install lacks the socket module.  On Solaris this usually
> means something exciting to do with your SSL install.  Who installed
> Python?  Complain at them.
OK I will :-) Thx

> 
> Cheers,
> mwh
> 




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