vim-app (and vim) with +python fails on Leopard

chirayuk chirayu at
Sun Aug 31 22:44:14 PDT 2008

In the previous mail, it looks like the configure step for Vim picked up the
wrong version of python.  I got it to pick up the right version (pasted
below).  However, the final error messages remain unchanged. 

checking for python... /opt/local/bin/python
checking Python version... 2.5
checking Python is 1.4 or better... yep
checking Python's install prefix...
checking Python's execution prefix...
checking Python's configuration directory...
checking if -pthread should be used... no
checking if compile and link flags for Python are sane... yes

chirayuk wrote:
> I've been trying rather unsuccessfully to build vim-app or vim.  I'm using
> Leopard 10.5.1.  I removed MacPorts and reinstalled it (using the
> instructions form the wiki page.)  (Frustrated, I tried installing git so
> I
> could build from the original source, but alas, git didn't build either.)
> Anyway, here's what it looks like (attached/linked):
> VimInstallErrors.txt 
> Lines like
> /usr/bin/gcc-4.0 -c -I. -Iproto -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -DFEAT_GUI_MAC -fno-common
> -fpascal-strings -Wall -Wno-unknown-pragmas -mdynamic-no-pic -pipe -I.
> -Iproto -I/opt/local/include -DMACOS_X_UNIX -no-cpp-precomp
> -I/Developer/Headers/FlatCarbon  -O
> -I/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.5/include/python2.5
> -o objects/os_macosx.o os_macosx.c
> make me wonder if
> -I/System/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/2.5/include/python2.5
> is correct - shouldn't it use the macports version of python25 that it
> just
> installed (btw, I've tried the port command by first installing python,
> then
> installing python_select and selecting python25 both with also putting
> /opt/local/bin at the beginning of PATH and without, and with explicitly
> exporting PREFIX and prefix to /opt/local and without.)
> Does anyone here know what I'm doing wrong or how I can fix this?
> Thanks,
> Chirayu.

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