[Stackless] stackless and pyPdf

Christian Tismer tismer at stackless.com
Fri Jun 29 21:49:25 CEST 2012

On 29.06.12 21:26, Richard Tew wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 30, 2012 at 4:24 AM, Avi Goldberg <aviindub at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I am new to stackless.  I am have a project for work that i wanted to
>> experiment with using stackless, and it requires several libraries that are
>> not part of the python core, including:
> ...
>> I am building it on a VM running Ubuntu 12.04 server. I built stackless from
>> the v2.7 source tar.bz2 found on http://www.stackless.com/wiki/Download.
>> The build was successful, and i was also successful in building/installing
>> numpy, scipy, and PIL, but i have gotten stuck on pyPdf.  I am able to build
>> and install it, but when i import it in stackless python, i get:
>> ImportError: no module named System
> ...
>> I dont't know if this error has anything to do with Stackless but i didnt
>> get this installing it in regular python 2.7.  Any help would be greatly
>> appreciated.  Also, are there any known issues with using any of the other
>> libraries i posted above in stackless?
> There are no known issues, except maybe PyQT.
> Recompile Stackless with STACKLESS_OFF defined.  If it is easier, you
> can edit Stackless/stackless.h and change:
> #define STACKLESS
> to:
> Then it should compile to normal Python 2.7, and you can see if System
> imports then.  If it does not import, then this is a general
> non-Stackless related problem.  If it does import, then I guess we
> have a problem.
Ah, crossing efforts.
My network is very flaky, sorry.

Fortunately we have no problem. pyPdf is a pure python package
with some weird assumption if zlib was not built ;-)

ciao -- Chris

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