problem with PL/python on postgresql-8.0

Roman Neuhauser neuhauser at
Thu Sep 29 09:12:29 PDT 2005

# rcoleman at / 2005-09-29 11:55:42 -0400:
> I am trying to get PL/python working on postgresql-8.0.  I'm using the 
> default build for all the ports, with the exception that I've turned on 
> threads in Python.  When I try to add plpythonu to a database using 
> createlang, I get the following error:
> createlang: language installation failed: ERROR:  could not load library 
> "/usr/local/lib/postgresql/": dlopen 
> '/usr/local/lib/postgresql/' failed. 
> (/usr/local/lib/python2.4/config/ Undefined symbol 
> "pthread_attr_destroy")

    That's in the PostgreSQL FAQ I think... Ummm, no, but check this out:

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