Installation Problem

Warren Block wblock at
Sun Jun 4 20:05:14 CEST 2006

Marshall Dudley <mdudley at> wrote:
> Sorry, this is a FreeBSD system 4.8-RELEASE
> I found another set of documents that say to use the following to
> install::
> python install
> but after running it, I still have the same problem.

[top-posting trimmed, please don't do that]

Doesn't the port work for 4.8?  It does work on FreeBSD 4.11, but there 
may have been changes to the ports system since 4.8.  (You should 
consider updating to 4.11.)

There are several patch files in the FreeBSD port, including
one to

The easiest way is to cvsup your ports tree and then

cd /usr/ports/lang/python
make install
make clean

Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota * USA

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