Python 2.3.3 compilation problems an HP-UX

Olaf Meyer nomail at
Mon Jan 12 10:51:48 CET 2004

Aahz wrote:

> In article <aHwLb.6203$g4.135307 at>,
> Olaf Meyer  <nomail at> wrote:
>>I'm having some problems compiling Python 2.3.3 on HP-UX (B.11.00).
>>I've tried sevral different options for the configure script (e.g. 
>>enabling/disabling gcc, aCC) but I always get the same problem during 
>>the final linking stage. Several PyThread_* symbols are undefined (for 
>>details see the output below).
> I'd suggest that you look at the recent threads about compiling for
> HP-UX on python-dev.  It's starting to look like a SIG might be a good
> way to go.

Thanks for pointing me there. It seems that there's some clean-up needed 
for HP-UX. Luckily compiling 2.2.1 works fine for me, so I think I'll 
stick with it until the 2.3 versions compile with HP-UX 'out-of-the-box' ;-)


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