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Old 10-29-2008, 07:16 PM   #1
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compiling python-gtkextra

I'm trying to compile the python bindings to the gtk extra widget set. I am using Arch Linux and have python, pygtk, pygobject, and python-numeric installed. The program I'm trying to work on specifies the latest cvs version, so I checked it out and did ./ and make, but get the following error almost instantly:
Making all in gtkextra
make[1]: Entering directory
(cd . \
        && /usr/bin/python ./ \
           --register /usr/share/pygtk/2.0/defs/pango-types.defs \
           --register /usr/share/pygtk/2.0/defs/gdk-types.defs \
           --register /usr/share/pygtk/2.0/defs/gtk-types.defs \
           --override gtkextra.override \
           --prefix pygtkextra gtkextra.defs) > gen-gtkextra.c \
       && cp gen-gtkextra.c gtkextra.c \
       && rm -f gen-gtkextra.c
Traceback (most recent call last):
 File "./", line 11, in <module>
   from codegen.argtypes import matcher
ImportError: No module named codegen.argtypes
make[1]: *** [gtkextra.c] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory
make: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
Can anyone help?

btw the python-gtkextra project seems pretty dead - the last cvs revision was in 2005! But my fellow student (who wrote the program) apparently managed to compile it on ubuntu and is happily hacking away using it. Could the Arch packages for pygtk etc be too new? Seeing as this looks unmaintained, are we going to have problems using this software?


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