32bit install on 64bit system

Christophe chris.cavalaria at free.fr
Thu Sep 15 17:00:09 CEST 2005

Peter Hartmann a écrit :
> Hello,
> I could really use some help.  I'm trying to install a python program
> on centos4 x86_64.  When I run 'python setup.py' it ends up in
> /usr/lib64/python2.3/site-packages/  instead of
> /usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages.  It's a problem because the program
> I'm trying to install is a dependency for something that is only
> 32bit.  How can I specify a 32bit install?    What I've tried so far: 
> When I try 'python setup.py build --build-lib
> /usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages'  and  'python setup.py install
> --install-lib /usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages', it installs the 64bit
> version into the 32bit library.    Can anyone help me?

Try using the 32bit version of python to run setup.py

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