Mike Meyer writes:
> I find that extremely ironic. I've spent most of the last two days
> trying to put together a Linux system with python 2.5 (or later) and
> lxml 1.2 (or later), because I need to add an oracle library to it.
> While both FreeBSD and darwin ports (where I do development) have all
> the appropriate bits except oracle, the Linux distros don't have any
> of them in their packaging systems.


Bollocks.

des@des ~% cat /etc/lsb-release=20
DISTRIB_ID=3DUbuntu
DISTRIB_RELEASE=3D7.04
DISTRIB_CODENAME=3Dfeisty
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION=3D"Ubuntu 7.04"
des@des ~% uname -m
x86_64
des@des ~% python --version
Python 2.5.1
des@des ~% sudo apt-get install python-lxml
Password:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree=20=20=20=20=20=20=20
Reading state information... Done
Suggested packages:
python-lxml-dbg
The following NEW packages will be installed:
python-lxml
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 662kB of archives.
After unpacking 2052kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://no.archive.ubuntu.com feisty/universe python-lxml 1.1.2-1ubunt=
u2 [662kB]
Fetched 662kB in 3s (203kB/s)=20=20=20=20=20=20=20
Selecting previously deselected package python-lxml.
(Reading database ... 105301 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking python-lxml (from .../python-lxml_1.1.2-1ubuntu2_amd64.deb) ...
Setting up python-lxml (1.1.2-1ubuntu2) ...

Any more nonsense you wish to share?

DES
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Dag-Erling Sm=C3=B8rgrav - des@des.no
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