How to build Python 2.6.2 on HP-UX Itanium with thread support?

Aahz aahz at
Tue May 19 14:57:34 CEST 2009

In article <fc58e391-7979-4220-b6c9-a06c23ee4dbb at>,
 <henning.vonbargen at> wrote:
>> You probably want to start by figuring out which threading library is
>> being used -- Python normally wants Posix threads, but IIRC, that's not
>> the default on HP-UX, and you may need to fix the build process to use
>> Posix.
>You're probably right, but I'm lost here, since I'm neither a *nix nor
>a HP-UX expert in building software from source. I'm used to
>"configure; make; make install", which usually works well on other

Try finding a usergroup/list for HP, you will probably have better luck
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