[Python-modules-team] Bug#379709: python-docutils: problems with
the postinst script
colmconn at gmail.com
Mon Jul 31 09:06:15 UTC 2006
This is an excerpt from dpkg -l '*python2.*'
ii python2.3 2.3.5-14
un python2.3-minimal <none>
un python2.4 <none>
ii python2.4-minimal 2.4.3-7
# aptitude install python2.4
# aptitude install python-docutils
yields a complete install with no configuration errors.
I had previously purged python-docutils to eliminate errors on every aptitude upgrade
On 29/07/06, Simon McVittie <smcv at ianadd.pseudorandom.co.uk> wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Jul 2006 at 09:17:58 +0100, Colm G. Connolly wrote:
> > Compiling /usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/docutils/languages/ja.py ...
> > Sorry: LookupError: ("no codec search functions registered: can't find
> Could you please confirm what version of python2.4 and python2.4-minimal
> you have, if any? I suspect you have python2.4-minimal but no python2.4.
> What I imagine has happened is: docutils relies on having a "full" version
> of the Python runtime to compile its modules (it needs the utf-8 encoding);
> the same is likely to be true for other modules. However, if the user has
> python2.3 and python2.4-minimal but not python2.4, the infrastructure will
> try to compile for both Python 2.3 and Python 2.4, causing the 2.4
> compilation to fail.
> I'll raise a bug against python-defaults.
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