Building things with

James Stroud jstroud at
Fri Sep 22 12:20:12 CEST 2006

Robert Kern wrote:
> James Stroud wrote:
>> I did build my own python 2.5, yesterday, requiring me to rebuild all 
>> extensions.
> Do other extensions build correctly? If so, it's beginning to look like 
> a problem in numpy.distutils .

Actually, I just found that MySQLdb had a similar problem with zlib, but 
instead of bonking during linking, it complained about the compress 
symbol when trying to import into python. The fix was adding "-lz" for 
the linking step, after which it imported just fine.


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