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Python, Gentoo Prefix, Cygwin: Import Error time, cStringIO, Permission denied
- From: Al <oss dot elmar at googlemail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2010 18:44:26 +0200
- Subject: Python, Gentoo Prefix, Cygwin: Import Error time, cStringIO, Permission denied
I freshly subscribed to this list, because I search a solution for a
very special problem.
I try if it is possible to bootstrap Gentoo Prefix with Cygwin. Gentoo
Prefix is similar to Cygwin itself, a Linux inside something else, but
compiled from sources.
It depends on a Version V System. It try to use Cygwin to run it on
Windows. This involves compiling python.
Mark, I don't use the Cygwin Python builds, but compile it from the
After compiling pyhton I run into errors when I start to use it it. It
says something like this in the logger module:
Import Error time, cStringIO. Permission denied.
Looking into the compiled sources I find cStringIO.dll and time.dll.
Both have the permissions 755. Hence permission to run them should be
Is it a path problem? Are environment variables wrong? I would expect
in that case python would complain "Modules not found" instead of
I already did "rebase" all. Do I have to reboot thereafter? I forgot
to do so, I first wanted to write this posting.
I am at the end of my wits now.
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