Bug 116826 - i386 version of Python needed on x86_64 platform
i386 version of Python needed on x86_64 platform
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: python (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2004-02-25 10:55 EST by Göran Uddeborg
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-01-06 16:02:17 EST
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Description Göran Uddeborg 2004-02-25 10:55:26 EST
Description of problem:
There is no i386 version of the Python binary available for the AMD64
distribution.  This is needed in some cases:

- i386 binaries with an embedded Python interpreter needs to be able
to load modules, and

- i386 programs coming with additional Python modules need an
interpreter which can load those modules.
Comment 2 Jeremy Katz 2007-01-06 16:02:17 EST
This isn't something we're going to change in RHEL3 (or realistically, RHEL4 or

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