Compiling Python from Sources

mensanator at mensanator at
Thu May 25 00:17:37 CEST 2006

rwr wrote:
> As a newbie I am having problems/errors configuring Python after
> unpacking the Python archive:
> # ./configure
> checking MACHDEP... linux2
> checking EXTRAPLATDIR...
> checking for --without-gcc... no
> checking for --with-cxx=<compiler>... no
> checking for c++... no
> checking for g++... no
> checking for gcc... gcc
> checking for C++ compiler default output file name... configure: error:
> C++ compiler cannot create executables
> See `config.log' for more details.
> Any help on my current dilemma???

Did you look in config.log for more details?
Would you like to share them?

> TIA,
> rwr

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