Compiling Python 2.5.2 on AIX 5.2

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at
Mon Apr 21 07:17:24 CEST 2008

> Thus it would seem use cif here resulted in a segment violation.  I'll
> continue to research this issue and report back to the group as I know
> more.  Perhaps solving the issue with the 'c' and 'm' libraries
> (whatever they might be) will make the core dump go away.  However,
> for tonight, I'll need to stop here.

I recommend you disable compilation of ctypes (by removing the call
to detect_ctypes from It's fairly unlikely that you can
manage to make ctypes work on your system.


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