Python Installation Error

Diez B. Roggisch deets at
Thu Feb 5 14:02:51 EST 2009

Ahmed Majeed schrieb:
> Hi,
> I am working over a research project and need Python 2.3 or later to
> be installed on my Intel Centrino machine, running Fedora 9 as OS. I
> have downloaded latest stable release Python 2.6.1 from,
> but when I tried installing it, terminal returned an error on 'make',
> saying:
> "Failed to find the necessory Bits to build these modules:
> _tkinter     bsddb185,     sunaaudiodev
> To find the necessory bits, look in in detect_modules() for
> the module's name."
> How should I correct this and go ahead for installation. Anxiously
> waiting reply and thanking you in anticiaption.

You are missing tcl/tk and bsddb development packages. Or if you don't 
care about these functionalities, you should be able to disable them 
using configure.


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