How to statically link Python with ncurses and readline?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at
Tue Oct 25 23:34:04 CEST 2005

arve.knudsen at wrote:
> Well, I implied that and disappeared as one
> would expect, dependencies on and instead
> showing up in Python itself. It's very strange that this happens with
> ncurses and readline, when both db and Tcl/Tk got linked in with no
> fuss. Anyway, I built static-only (.a) versions of readline and
> ncurses, which did the trick.

Ah, you didn't *have* static versions of readline and ncurses...
So how should it possibly have linked those libraries statically???


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