Question on compiling on linux

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Fri Jun 24 12:00:36 EDT 2016

On Sat, Jun 25, 2016 at 1:00 AM, Steven Truppe <steven.truppe at> wrote:
> i want to write an application that does extend and embed Python. I
> downloaded the sources for 3.5.1 and used ./confiugure to build.
> In the old times i got a file called somewhere but now i get many
> .so files.... and how can i change between debug and release build (32 and
> 64bit) ? I'm new to Makefiles and ./configure, i used MSVC2010 on windows
> and try to understand how this things do work under linux - can someone
> please help me out here ??

After typing ../configure, did you type 'make'? That's the part that
does most of the work. If that succeeds, it should leave a file called
'python' in the main build directory.


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