Monday, August 30, 2010

bsddb185 sunaudiodev - Python 2.6 Ubuntu installation

If you are arriving on this page looking for the solution of following error message during python2.6 installation (make) on your Ubuntu:

Failed to find the necessary bits to build these modules:
bsddb185 sunaudiodev
To find the necessary bits, look in in detect_modules() for the module's name.

then here is the solution:

$ wget

$ patch -p1 < python2.6-disable-old-modules.patch

For a complete guide to install python 2.6 on your Ubuntu, you can check this page, its really useful.