kde4/python26 and pth help.

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Thu Feb 25 05:03:21 UTC 2010

On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 10:47 PM, Jimmie James <jimmiejaz at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 02/24/10 23:28, Adam Vande More wrote:
>>  On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 12:11 PM, Jimmie James <jimmiejaz at gmail.com
>>> <mailto:jimmiejaz at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>>    On a freshly installed 8-STABLE box (4 days old) and up to date
>>>    ports, KDE4 will not install for me, always the same errors. I've
>>>    even removed all ports and reinstalled from scratch and hit the same
>>>    errors. I have no /etc/make.conf. I'm at a loss here, I have no idea
>>>    why this is happening.
>>>    I even did a  portupgrade -fRru python26  and tried portmaster, and
>>>    plain old make in the ports that fail.
>> My script to install from a clean install is
>> portsnap fetch update
>> cd /usr/ports/ports-mgmt/portmaster
>> make install clean && rehash
>> portmaster -d x11-servers/xorg-server x11-drivers/xf86-input-mouse
>> x11-drivers/xf86-input-keyboard x11-drivers/{YOUR VIDEO DRIVER PORT}
>> echo 'dbus_enable="YES"\nhald_enable="YES"\n' >> /etc/rc.conf
>> then you'll have to do whatever is necessary for video driver install eg
>> kldload nvidia and make it permanent /boot/loader.conf
>> Once your driver is live, you create xorg.conf file by
>> Xorg -config xorg.conf.new
>> cp xorg.conf.new /etc/X11/xorg.conf
>> then I manually add in this line to /etc/ttys
>> ttyv8 "/usr/local/kde4/bin/kdm -nodaemon" xterm on secure
>> and comment
>> ttyv8 "/usr/local/bin/xdm -nodaemon"  xterm   off secure
>> Provided you don't have to do anything special for say the nvidia
>> driver, all's that's do this the hal guys maybe didn't do such a back
>> job after all
>> As for you error, I don't know what happened.  I used to see those
>> happen on a massive upgrade when using portupgrade.  I recommend
>> portmaster.  Somehow python didn't get installed correctly because
>> /usr/local/include/python2.6/Python.h should exist if python is
>> correctly installed.
>> --
>> Adam Vande More
> Thanks for the reply,
> Haven't got around to testing X yet, but on 7.2-STABLE it works fine, so
> I'm not too worried about that. It's the python and pth errors that are
> killing me.
>  /usr/local/include/python2.6/Python.h  is there, seems correctly
> installed.  Even installing with portmaster and plain old make install it
> _still_ hits those errors of not finding the headers.
> checking for /usr/local/bin/python2.6 version... 2.6
> checking for /usr/local/bin/python2.6 platform... freebsd8
> checking for /usr/local/bin/python2.6 script directory...
> ${prefix}/lib/python2.
> 6/site-packages
> checking for /usr/local/bin/python2.6 extension module directory...
> ${exec_prefix}/lib/python2.6/site-packages
> checking for headers required to compile python extensions... not found
> configure: error: Python headers not found
> As well as /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lpth

it would be looking for  /usr/ports/devel/pth.  Is it installed?  if not,
then there would appear to with a dependency issue.

Adam Vande More

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