Building Python with Tcl/Tk on Cygwin_NT-5.1

Dean N. Williams williams13 at llnl.gov
Mon Jul 25 14:31:49 CEST 2005



Jason,

>Dean,
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>On Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 05:11:45AM -0700, Dean N. Williams wrote:
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>>I downloaded your new Cygwin from http://cygwin.com and tried to build
>>install Python/CDAT again. It appears to have built properly, but when
>>I try to execute, it receive a sock error. How do I get around this
>>problem?
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>I don't know -- it is not clear what you are trying to do.  Are you
>trying to build Cygwin Python or just CDAT?
>
I am trying to build Python first, then eventually I'll get to CDAT.

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>On Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 07:09:08AM -0700, Dean N. Williams wrote:
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>>To be more specific. If I try to import socket I get the "ImportError:
>>No module named _socket". What do I need to install from Cygwin in
>>order for this to work?
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>AFAICT, nothing.  The above seems to indicate your Python installation
>is broken.
>
The Python builds with the exception of the socketmodule. There seems to 
be some problems here. I can import all needed modules except the socket 
module.

>
>Jason
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