compiling python 3000 on debian etch

Carl Banks pavlovevidence at
Fri Nov 2 14:56:12 CET 2007

On Nov 2, 8:24 am, "Rustom Mody" <rustompm... at> wrote:
> Ive been trying to compile python 3000 on debian etch
> And on running test I get:
> 4 skips unexpected on linux2:
>     test_tcl test_dbm test_ssl test_bsddb
> Can someone tell me what packages I am missing?

Here is the home page for the Debian source package for Python 2.5--it
lists the build dependencies.

These dependencies shouldn't be much different for Python 3.0.  Be
sure to use dev versions of libraries, the packages should have -dev
on the end.

Carl Banks

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