Python installation

Benjamin Kaplan benjamin.kaplan at case.edu
Tue Sep 1 04:26:26 CEST 2009


On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 9:32 PM, Vo, Trinh (388C)<trinh.vo at jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:
> Hello Python Users,
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> I am new to Python.  I have errors message when I installed Python.  I
> appreciate if you can help.
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> I download Python-2.6-2.  I then did the following steps:
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> ./configure
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> make
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> In the second step “make”, I had the following message:
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> Failed to find the necessary bits to build these modules:
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> _bsddb             _curses            _curses_panel
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> _hashlib           _sqlite3           _ssl
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> _tkinter           bsddb185           bz2
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> dbm                dl                 gdbm
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> imageop            readline           sunaudiodev
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> To find the necessary bits, look in setup.py in detect_modules() for the
> module's name.
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> I however still saw the binary python was installed in
> /usr/local/Python-2.6.2.  I tested, and it till run OK.  However, I am
> worried if the above message can cause any problem in  the future.  I have
> on my cluster:
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> X86_64
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> GCC version 4.1.2  (Red Hat 4.1.2-42)
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It's only a problem if you want to use those modules. Personally, I
would rebuild it with some more of those (just install those libraries
and the dev versions if red hat keeps them separate) but Python can
run fine without them.

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> Thank you,
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> Trinh Vo
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