Building Python with Tcl/Tk on Cygwin_NT-5.1

Jason Tishler jason at
Fri Jul 22 18:44:20 CEST 2005


On Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 05:11:45AM -0700, Dean N. Williams wrote:
> I downloaded your new Cygwin from 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?

I don't know -- it is not clear what you are trying to do.  Are you
trying to build Cygwin Python or just CDAT?

On Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 07:09:08AM -0700, Dean N. Williams wrote:
> 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?

AFAICT, nothing.  The above seems to indicate your Python installation
is broken.


PGP/GPG Key: or key servers
Fingerprint: 7A73 1405 7F2B E669 C19D  8784 1AFD E4CC ECF4 8EF6

More information about the Python-list mailing list