[Fwd: Re: [Thuban-list] Module sqlite.py]

Dan Putler putler at commerce.ubc.ca
Fri May 2 19:49:03 CEST 2003

Hi Jonathan,

No, I used a set of rpms downloaded from the wxPython site.  There could 
well be a need to recompile wxPython on my system since the wxPython 
rpms were created on a RH7.3 system, and 7.3 came with GCC 2.96 (or 
something around that vintage).  I will look into compiling wxPython 
from sources later today, and then will try rebuilding Thuban.  I will 
let you know whether or not I'm successful.


Jonathan Coles wrote:
> Dan,
> Having libwx_gtkd-2.4.so in /usr/lib/wxPython/lib seems unusual (I have
> it directly in /usr/lib). Have you compiled wxWindows/wxPython yourself?
> If so, a problem relating back to the original post is whether or not
> you used the same compiler to compile wxWindows/wxPython and Thuban.
> They need to be (roughly) the same. 
> If you didn't compile the libraries, then you'll need to add
> /usr/lib/wxPython/lib to your library path environment variable which
> should be LD_LIBRARY_PATH.
> Also, you really shouldn't need to edit setup.py. It is assumed that
> wx-config is in your command path. You should probably add the path to
> wx-config to your system path.
> It does sound like we're getting closer to a solution.
> btw, could you please CC: your responses to me to the thuban-list. That
> way we have a history of our discussion. thanks.
> --jonathan
> On Fri, 2003-05-02 at 18:21, Dan Putler wrote:
>>Hi Jonathan,
>>The plot thickens, but a solution seems near.
>>>You can find out which libstdc++ library wxproj will use by doing
> the
>>>following from your thuban directory:
>>>cd Lib
>>>ldd wxproj.so
>>>This will give a list of the libraries wxproj.so will need. If you
> look
>>>through the list you should find a library that begins with
> libstdc++.
>>>Is it pointing to the correct path? (probably
>>>/usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-redhat-linux/3.2.2, as you said)
>>I've done this.  It turns out that wxproj.so doesn't want libstdc++ 
>>directly.  It want libproj.so.0, libwx_gtkd-2.4.so, libc.so.6, and 
>>libm.so.6.  It can find everything except libwx_gtkd-2.4.so.  On my 
>>system this module lives in /usr/lib/wxPython/lib.  This seems
> directly 
>>related to the inability of Thuban to find wx_config.  Specifically, 
>>Thuban doesn't seems to be looking for wxPython in /usr/lib/wxPython, 
>>which seems surprising.  Do I need to include /usr/lib/wxPython in my 
>>path?  I've been through setup.py and the only places I can find a
> hard 
>>coded path to wxPython appears to be related to code designed to 
>>generate rpms (or that is my guess based on the variable names).

Dan Putler
UBC Commerce
Email: putler at commerce dot ubc dot ca
Phone: 604-822-8329

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