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Re: Python error during "configure": no module named "distutils"

From: David James <james82_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-09-04 18:58:31 CEST

On 9/4/05, David James <james82@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/4/05, Julian Foad <julianfoad@btopenworld.com> wrote:
> > Max Bowsher wrote:
> > > Julian Foad wrote:
> > >
> > >> checking for Python includes... Traceback (most recent call last):
> > >> File "/home/julianfoad/src/subversion/build/get-py-info.py", line
> > >> 12, in ?
> > >> from distutils import sysconfig
> > >> ImportError: No module named distutils
> > >
> > > # yast -i python-devel
> >
> > So, installing python-devel solves the problem for me ... but what is the
> > proper solution that will avoid other people running into the same situation?
> > Is this devel package needed only if I want to install the Subversion Python
> > bindings? Should "configure" report a cleaner warning or error, or should it
> > not perform this check unless I have indicated I want to build the bindings, or
> > something?
>
> Hi Julian,
>
> Does the attached patch help?
>
> [[[
>
> * build/get-py-info.py:
> If distutils module is not available, output "none".
>
> Suggested by: julianfoad
>
> ]]]
>
> Thanks,
>
> David
Reattached.

Cheers,

David

-- 
David James -- http://www.cs.toronto.edu/~james


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