Wednesday, 2 January 2013

Install Stackless Python on Ubuntu

I'm just about to write a couple of posts on Stackless Python and the Nagare Micro Framework which runs on it. So I've been installing Stackless on my Ubuntu 12.04. Here are some nice copy and paste instructions if you want to play along.

First install the required libraries and get stackless itself:


Now install stackless :


After the "make" you'll see some failures as below. Just ignore them.


Now it's time to link your standard (CPython) packages so that they can be used with stackless:

...and edit the paths in the site.py file. At about line 300, edit the file to look like this. It's the second sitepackages.append bit we're adding here:

That should be it! Let's test it:


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