[pygtk] configure error: too old

Vahid Askarpour vh261281 at dal.ca
Wed Jul 18 00:22:28 WST 2012


Line 12298 was included in my email. It says:

./configure: line 12298: /usr/local/python-2.7.2: is a directory

The ./configure was followed by the prefix option and the location of  
netcdf. The configure itself found the python-2.7.2 module.

On Jul 17, 2012, at 12:33 PM, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:

> On Tue, 2012-07-17 at 08:56 -0300, Vahid Askarpour wrote:
>> I load the python-2.7.2 module in my home directory on a linux
>> cluster and configure. However, I get the following error:
>> checking whether /usr/local/python version >= 2.3.5... configure:
>> error: too old
>
> "/usr/local/python" ??? That seems whack.
>
>> The error is also reflected in the config.log file in the following
>> lines:
>> ./configure: line 12298: /usr/local/python-2.7.2: is a directory
>
> What does line 12,298 look like?  I think the problem is your Python
> installation is very strange.  It thinks "/usr/local/python-2.7.2" is
> supposed to be your interpreter and you pointed it at a build  
> directory
> [or something].
>
>> configure:12300: $? = 126
>> configure:12305: error: too old
>> I would appreciate any suggestions.
>
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