[XML-SIG] Availability of libxml2 and libxslt Python bindings

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Fri, 22 Feb 2002 10:24:16 +0100

"Fred L. Drake, Jr." wrote:
> Hannu Krosing writes:
>  > >>> import dl
>  > Traceback (most recent call last):
>  >   File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
>  > ImportError: No module named dl
>  >
>  > This is on RH linux 7.1 with Python 2.2
> That's annoying.  Did you install from the RPMs or build from source?
> It looks like Python's default build will attempt to build it if it
> can find the dlfcn.h header file, so either that wasn't found on the
> machine it was built on, or that module was specifically not included
> (which wouldn't be unreasonable, I suppose).

Even if this works on some platforms, it won't on e.g. Windows.
It's better to find some other way to solve the problem, IMHO.

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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