Missing modules compiling python3.3

Christian Heimes christian at python.org
Sun Nov 4 15:57:13 CET 2012

Am 04.11.2012 15:42, schrieb Giacomo Alzetta:
> I'm trying to compile python3.3 on my (K)ubuntu 12.04, but some modules are missing.
> In particular when doing make test I get:
> Python build finished, but the necessary bits to build these modules were not found:
> _bz2               _curses            _curses_panel   
> _dbm               _gdbm              _lzma           
> _sqlite3           _tkinter           readline        
> To find the necessary bits, look in setup.py in detect_modules() for the module's name.

Hello Giacomo,

your installation is lacking a couple of dependencies and header files.
It's very easy to install the dependencies on Ubuntu:

  sudo apt-get build-dep python3.2
  sudo apt-get install liblzma-dev


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