[Zope] Re: zope 2.8.6 on Mac Intel

Jens Vagelpohl jens at dataflake.org
Fri Apr 14 17:03:20 EDT 2006

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I don't see how a packaged Python that is possibly compiled with  
dubious options and split up along dubious lines into Python, Python- 
dev and Python-whatever is better than a self-compiled Python on OS X.

The following document tells you how to do it:


Self-compiling is not rocket science.


On 14 Apr 2006, at 22:21, manuel spuhler wrote:

> Hello Dieter,
> Thanks for your help, I have Zope 2.8.6 and Python 2.3.5 compiled with
> Fink. I also had the same problem with python 2.3.5 from Apple, which
> is known to lack some features, so you might be right with conflicting
> Python version. Under Unbutu, I used to compile Zope with python-devel
> package installed, but can't find it for os x. I'm going to try a few
> more python distro, like darwinport or macpython to see if it works.
> Manuel
> 2006/4/14, David H <bluepaul at earthlink.net>:
>>  Dieter Maurer wrote:
>>  manuel spuhler wrote at 2006-4-12 21:40 +0200:
>>  ...
>>  File "/opt/Zope2.8/lib/python/ZODB/__init__.py", line 21,
>> in ?
>>  from persistent import TimeStamp
>>  File "/opt/Zope2.8/lib/python/persistent/__init__.py",
>> line 19, in ?
>>  from cPersistence import Persistent, GHOST, UPTODATE, CHANGED,  
>> ImportError: Inappropriate file type for dynamic loading
>>  Something is wrong with your "cPersistent.so" file.
>>  It should be a dynamically loaded shared object but somehow it is  
>> not.
>> I cannot tell you why...
>>  Manuel,
>>  Last time I saw cPersistent.so mentioned as a problem it had to  
>> do with
>> conflicting python versions.  No idea either, otherwise.
>>  Did you mention your zope version *and* the python versions you  
>> are using?
>> (check your control panel) Didnt see the start of this thread.
>>  David

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