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Linux – Building libxml2 on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

The pre-configuration script for libxml2 does a pretty good job, but it doesn’t quite catch one missing dependency on RHEL 5 Continue reading

Python – Building on OS X

Since OS X comes with Python, if you need to build a specific version on your Mac the required bits are likely to be there already. Running “make test” might reveal a few unnoticed absences though. Continue reading

Python – Building Python 3.3 with LZMA on Linux and OS X

Python 3.3 supports LZMA compression, though you’ll need an LZMA implementation installed in order to use it. Continue reading