[egenix-users] pyrun -- adding libraries

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Mon Feb 4 15:04:31 CET 2013

On 04.02.2013 14:43, John R. Frank wrote:
> Marc-Andre -- thanks for the guidance.
>>> ~/pyrun$ bin/pyrun distribute_setup.py
>>> bin/pyrun: error while loading shared libraries: libssl.so.1.0.0: cannot open shared object file:
>>> No>> such file or directory
>>> libssl is available on the system, so `python distribute_setup.py` works.
>> My guess is that either the libssl has a different version on your system or perhaps just a
>> different name. We're building pyrun against OpenSSL 1.0.1 at the moment, which uses the above
>> so-name for the lib.
> Correct guess:
> ~/pyrun$ dpkg -l | grep libssl
> ii  libssl-dev                           0.9.8o-4squeeze7                     SSL development
> libraries, header files and documentation
> ii  libssl0.9.8                          0.9.8o-4squeeze7                     SSL shared libraries
> So... is the best way to fix this to get the source for that library, build in a separate library
> and then do the steps below?


>>> My goal is use pyrun to deploy a python program that depends on the lxml python module, which
>>> needs libxslt.so.1, libexslt.so.0, libxml2.so.2
>>> These are available on my Ubuntu build system from the debian packages libxml2 and libxslt -- and
>>> I could rebuild them from source.  How does one get PyRun to incorporate such additional
>>> libraries, so I can then deploy pyrun (and our custom program) to other machines that do not have
>>> any of these libraries?
>> Additional libraries can be included in pyrun, but only if the libs can be statically linked and
>> the Python extensions interfacing to them support static linking as well.
>> One of the things we'd like to do is make the configuration of such things easier. At the moment,
>> this requires digging deep into the way the pyrun is built.
>> You have to add a corresponding section for the Python extension to Runtime/Setup.PyRun-2.7 and
>> the include_list in Runtime/makepyrun.py
> I don't see "Runtime" in the stuff downloaded by install-pyrun, and while the web page [1] mentions
> a source tarball, I cannot find a link to download a source archive for pyrun.  Am I missing it on
> that page?

The Runtime/ dir is part of the source tarball. It is not included
in the binary archives that install-pyrun fetches from our site.

Please see the download section for the download link:


Near the end, there's a button to download the sources for PyRun.

> Thanks for the guidance!
> John
> [1] - http://www.egenix.com/products/python/PyRun/

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