building Python on solaris

Trent Mick trentm at
Thu Oct 21 18:08:48 CEST 2004

Thomas Heller wrote:
> So, it seems a c++ library is missing.  I assume the C++ compiler isn't
> really needed to build Python - can I somehow run configure so that this
> test is skipped?

Perhaps the --without-cxx configure option will work for you? I build on 
Solaris with the native Sun Pro C compiler so I can't be sure.


Trent Mick
trentm at

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