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Old 03-26-2005, 05:38 AM   #1
Registered: May 2004
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Distribution: Debian 3.1
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python problem

i'm using debian 3.1

attempting to install a game (bub n bros to be exact), it required python which I already have but i get this error after i run 'make':
python build_ext -i
running build_ext
error: invalid Python installation: unable to open /usr/lib/python2.3/config/Makefile (No such file or directory)
make[1]: *** [] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/nick/bubbros-1.3/bubbob'
make: *** [all] Error 2
i don't understand this because i do not have a dir /config anywhere in /usr/lib/python2.3/; so obviously i know why it's not able to find Makefile but nor do I know why or how I would go about fixing this.. any help is appreciated

Last edited by tehnick; 03-26-2005 at 05:41 AM.
Old 03-26-2005, 09:27 AM   #2
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: Belgium
Distribution: Kubuntu
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You also need to install the python development package. In Debian it is called "python-dev".

Hope this helps


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