FreeBSD Port: py24-ctypes-

Hye-Shik Chang perky at
Thu Jun 22 15:29:14 UTC 2006

On Thu, Jun 22, 2006 at 11:33:04AM -0300, Vitor Mazzi wrote:
>   I've been trying to use the ctype module in a software, but it fails with
> the following traceback:
> from ctypes import SetPointerType, RTLD_GLOBAL
>   exceptions.ImportError: cannot import name RTLD_GLOBAL
>   Based on the info in this mail thread (
> the flag RTLD_GLOBAL isn't implemented in freebsd yet, so I believe the port
> should provide a workaround to it.

The mail you're referring is dated 1999.  And FreeBSD began to
support RTLD_GLOBAL since December 1999.  What version of FreeBSD
do you use?  And platform, python version?

If you're using FreeBSD 3.x, we don't support FreeBSD 3.x in the
current ports system no more officially.

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