How to install development package on linux?

Benjamin Kaplan benjamin.kaplan at
Sun Mar 3 07:23:50 CET 2013

On Sat, Mar 2, 2013 at 10:14 PM, Sarbjit singh <sarbjit1987 at> wrote:
> I searched on google and found these errors could be due to missing python header files which would be available in development package.
> So I am struggling to make it work.

A "development package" is meaningless when you aren't installing it
from a package. Debian's binary packages don't include the header
files, so they put them in a different package. Since you compiled
from source, you already have the header files. Did you include the
directory you installed Python into on your library and includes

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