building Python 2.4.2 on Mac OS X

Samuel M. Smith smithsm at
Mon Jan 9 07:01:27 CET 2006

On os x 10.4.3 to build a framework version

unpack source dist python-2.4.2
./configure --enable-framework
sudo makeframework install

Please note  that "sudo make install" won't work

On 08 Jan, 2006, at 16:20, Vidar Gundersen wrote:

> are there any easy to understand instructions
> for building Python on Mac OS X Tiger?
> are there any prerequisites that i have missed?
> my ./configure && make stops here:
> Python/mactoolboxglue.c:462: warning: return makes integer from  
> pointer without a cast
> make: *** [Python/mactoolboxglue.o] Error 1
> -- 

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