Building Python with Tcl/Tk on Cygwin_NT-5.1

Jason Tishler jason at tishler.net
Mon Jul 25 18:55:30 CEST 2005


Dean,

On Mon, Jul 25, 2005 at 05:55:39AM -0700, Dean N. Williams wrote:
> >>Is there anyway for me to get back to an older version of Cygwin?
> >
> >What do you mean by the above?  An older Cygwin?  An older Cygwin
> >Python?  An older rebase?

See below...

> [snip]
> 
> When installing from the internet, there is no way to specify which
> version (or date) of Cygwin to download. I was wondering if you kept
> version controls, so I could go back to the February version of Cygwin
> since I know the Python Socket Module works.

No, but see the Cygwin Time Machine:

    ftp://www.fruitbat.org/pub/cygwin/circa/2005/02/

> >>In my Python2.4 log file, I tracked it down to the file
> >>Python2.4/Modules/socketmodule.c file: 3350  INET_ADDSTRLEN, which
> >>says "INET_ADDSTRLEN" is undeclared. I know this has something to do
> >>with the _ssl extension.
> >
> >Is the above from building Python or CDAT?
> >
> The above is building Python.

Why are you trying to build Cygwin Python?  Why can't you use the
pre-built version?

Jason

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