Doing a partial rebuild of Python?

Irmen de Jong irmen at
Wed Jun 30 10:20:12 CEST 2004

Roy Smith wrote:
> A while ago, I build Python-2.3.4 from source on my OSX machine.  At the 
> time, I didn't have the gdbm library installed, so the gdbm module 
> didn't get built.
> I've since installed the gdbm library and want to build the gdbm module.  
> I could do the whole configure/make thing, but that's kind of slow.  Is 
> there some way to just rebuild a single module?

Just typing "make" again should build any new modules that have
been enabled by installing additional libraries -- without recompiling
anything else.

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