[Bf-committers] Any new about the fixs for 2-44-stable branch ?

Campbell Barton cbarton at metavr.com
Fri Aug 24 08:23:41 CEST 2007

Alexander Ewering wrote:
> On Fri, 24 Aug 2007, Ben Batt wrote:
>> On 8/24/07, Campbell Barton <cbarton at metavr.com> wrote:
>>> Alexander Ewering wrote:
>>>> Well. Not even scripts looking like built-in functionality
>>>> ("Add->Mesh->Torus") are compatible with a full Python 2.3 install on Linux
>>>> and just say the notorious "Python error - check console" - so, this goal
>>>> has been missed in a worse way long ago already...
>>>> Alexander Ewering
>>> I read this 3 times and still can't work out what your are trying to say.
>> Seems pretty clear to me (correct me if I'm wrong, Alexander):
>> When you try to run the "Add->Mesh->Torus" script under a full Python
>> 2.3 install on Linux, it gives a "Python error - check console" error.
> Yeheessss!
> Compiled with Python version 2.4.1.
> Could not find platform independent libraries <prefix>
> Could not find platform dependent libraries <exec_prefix>
> Consider setting $PYTHONHOME to <prefix>[:<exec_prefix>]
> 'import site' failed; use -v for traceback
> Checking for installed Python... No installed Python found.
> Only built-in modules are available.  Some scripts may not run.
> Continuing happily.
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>    File "<string>", line 9, in ?
> ImportError: No module named math
> But well, this is not a place for bug reports. I was just a bit confused
> about this mail because I was convinced that Python 2.4 was a requirement
> anyway.
> Python 2.3.4 (#2, May 29 2004, 03:31:27) 
> import math # dynamically loaded from /usr/lib/python2.3/lib-dynload/math.so
> Alexander Ewering

This is really a distribution issue, we could statically link python as 
well as some modules in Blender-Linux if we wanted.

if you cant import math Im sure quite a few other scripts wont work also.

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