compiling python 3.1.2 with local readline fails to get readline - help!

gavino gavcomedy at gmail.com
Mon Sep 20 07:17:45 CEST 2010


On Sep 15, 6:41 pm, James Mills <prolo... at shortcircuit.net.au> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 16, 2010 at 11:10 AM, gavino <gavcom... at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am comiling 3.1.2.
> > I am not root but a user.
> > I compiled readline and it did not complain.
> > gdb and zlib  and some other modules also were not found.
>
> Like I said earlier in my previous post, is the readline line that
> you compiled and installed to your home directory actually
> working and can you actually compile any C programs that
> use this custom readline ?
>
> cheers
> James
>
> --
> -- James Mills
> --
> -- "Problems are solved by method"

I don't know how to test readline.  It compiled without complaint.  I
guess my questions boils down to how to point the python compile to
the readline lib?  I don't have root.



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