[Slackbuilds-users] eric ide

B Watson yalhcru at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 09:05:48 UTC 2012

On 8/19/12, LukenShiro <lukenshiro at ngi.it> wrote:
> Uhmm, here I see a problem: in your SlackBuild there is a line
> referring to old python 2.6 directory who needs to be modified. After
> that it builds perfectly.

While you're at it, use something like this (code taken from my

# Figure out the version number part of the python lib dir:
PYVER=$( python -c 'import sys; print "%d.%d" % sys.version_info[0:2]' )

PYVER will be "2.6" or "2.7" or whatever. Then in your
./configure or cmake or whatever, use something like

Then when Slack 14.1 comes out, with python 2.8, your script wouldn't
need changing (at least, it wouldn't need that part changed).

Disclaimer: IANAPP (I am not a Python programmer). If someone who is a
Python programmer has a better (more elegant) snippet of code to do the
same job, feel free to correct me.

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