[Zope-DB] Zope on RedHat 9

Matthew T. Kromer matt at zope.com
Tue Aug 12 10:56:54 EDT 2003

M.-A. Lemburg wrote:

> We are getting compaints from people who want to use the mxODBC Zope
> DA binaries on RedHat 9. The problems they describe seem to be related
> to RedHat's very particular choice of using --with-unicode=ucs4 for
> their default Python interpreter version.
> Question: Is RedHat's Zope package hacked to use their default Python
> interpreter rather than the one that ships with Zope ?
> Note: This posting is a bit off-topic, but hopefully the answers will
> also help others that see strange ImportError related to UCS2 Python
> APIs, like e.g.
> ImportError:
> /opt/zope/lib/python/mx/TextTools/mxTextTools/mxTextTools.so: undefined
> symbol: PyUnicodeUCS2_AsEncodedString
> Thanks,

Zope 2.6 binary releases ship with Python 2.1.3; Zope 2.7 ships source 
only.  If they're using Zope 2.7 or 2.6 source they are probably using 
RedHat's native Python.

Matt Kromer
Zope Corporation  http://www.zope.com/ 

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