[PyKDE] build problems.

Dan Keshet dkesh at channel1.com
Thu Jan 15 19:46:00 GMT 2004

I'm running debian with standard .debs for all the packages except pyKDE.  
Output below.   Any help would be much appreciated.


Dan Keshet

dkesh at agave:~/down/PyKDE-3.8.0$ python build.py -r /usr/lib

Building PyKDE 3.8 on linux2.

Python version is 2.3
Python parent directory is /usr/lib/python2.3
Python library directory is /usr/lib/python2.3/config
Python include directory is /usr/include/python2.3

Home directory is /home/dkesh

sip code generator path (sip) is /usr/bin
sip version is 3.8
sip lib directory (libsip*) is /usr/lib/python2.3/site-packages
sip include directory (sipQt.h) is /usr/include/python2.3

Qt3 parent directory is /usr/lib/qt3
Qt3 lib directory (libqt-mt.so.3) is /usr/lib

An internal error occured.  Review the installation documentation or
report all the output from the program, including the traceback,
to the PyKDE mailing list: <pykde at mats.imk.fraunhofer.de>. Thanks.

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "build.py", line 1038, in ?
    main (sys.argv)
  File "build.py", line 989, in main
    dis = Discovery (opts, usingSip, usingQt, usingPyQt, usingKDE, usingPyKDE, 
  File "build/discover.py", line 483, in __init__
    self.discoverQt3 (opts)
  File "build/discover.py", line 608, in discoverQt3
    self.qtIncl = DiscoverQt3Incl ("qglobal.h", [os.path.join (self.qt.path, 
"include"), qtInclDir])
  File "build/discover.py", line 202, in __init__
    Discover.__init__ (self, target, searchPath)
  File "build/discover.py", line 45, in __init__
    self.search (target, searchEntry)
  File "build/discover.py", line 58, in search
    if os.path.isdir (searchEntry)\
  File "/usr/lib/python2.3/posixpath.py", line 187, in isdir
    st = os.stat(path)
TypeError: coercing to Unicode: need string or buffer, list found

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