building Python 2.4.2 on Mac OS X

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at
Sun Jan 8 18:25:48 EST 2006

Vidar Gundersen wrote:
> are there any easy to understand instructions
> for building Python on Mac OS X Tiger?

It should work out of the box.

> are there any prerequisites that i have missed?
> my ./configure && make stops here:

You should pass --with-suffix=.exe to configure, or else
you get a file name conflict on HFS.

> Python/mactoolboxglue.c:462: warning: return makes integer from pointer without a cast
> make: *** [Python/mactoolboxglue.o] Error 1

This might be where it stops, but it is not the cause of the error.
Can you please look up a bit further in the output to see what command
fails? Or else, can you post the entire make output?


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