Python-3.0b1 build fails on Linux : _gestalt

Benjamin musiccomposition at gmail.com
Fri Jun 20 04:39:29 CEST 2008


On Jun 19, 5:07 am, Helmut Jarausch <jarau... at igpm.rwth-aachen.de>
wrote:
> Hi,
>
> trying to build Python-3.0b1 on my Gentoo Linux box fails with
>
> Failed to find the necessary bits to build these modules:
> _gestalt
>
> Looking at setup.py it seems that module '_gestalt'
> is only needed on Darwin but my build on Linux fails
> nevertheless.

Your build has not failed. The _gestalt module just didn't build and
was marked as missing. Note this has been fixed on the trunk.



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