[Zope-DB] Zope on RedHat 9

M.-A. Lemburg mal at lemburg.com
Tue Aug 12 17:34:12 EDT 2003

Matthew T. Kromer wrote:
> 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. 

Will 2.7 final also be available in binary form ?

> If they're using Zope 2.7 or 2.6 source they are probably using 
> RedHat's native Python.

Well, from the tracebacks it looked to me that they were using
some kind of RPM installation (then again, RedHat doesn't ship
with Zope, AFAIK).

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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