Python 2.6.4: ./configure does not work
marduk at letterboxes.org
Sat Oct 31 11:40:10 CET 2009
On Sat, 2009-10-31 at 03:07 -0700, knipknap wrote:
> Running ./configure in the 2.6.4 sources produces the following error:
> config.status: error: cannot find input file: Makefile.pre.in
> Indeed, such a file is not contained anywhere in the Pakage.
Which sources are you referring to? Can you verify the checksums:
17dcac33e4f3adb69a57c2607b6de246 13322131 Python-2.6.4.tgz
fee5408634a54e721a93531aba37f8c1 11249486 Python-2.6.4.tar.bz2
> Also, I
> found this note:
> "The Unix build and install process is explained clearly in the README
> file contained in the distribution"
> However, there isn't any README (or INSTALL) file contained in the
> sab at mach:/home/sab/Python-2.6.4> find . -name "README"
> Any hints?
There is a README at the root of the tarball:
$ head -1 README
This is Python version 2.6.4
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