[vbox-dev] VirtualBox fails to install python bindings on Ubuntu 11.04 x64
igotti at gmail.com
Mon May 30 05:53:05 PDT 2011
> 1. But how does the Windows version works ? (it works with both python
> 2.5.x and 2.6.x and 2.7.x) -- so it probably compiles it on the fly or
> has them all pre-compiled.
Windows Python bindings relies on PyWin compiled for specific Python version.
We don't ship binary module for Windows, only for XPCOM targets.
> 2. Would it be possible to adjust the Linux multi-distro installer, so
> it compiles VBox python modules on install, just like it compiles
> kernel modules ?
I doubt so. After all, when next Vbox will be released, it will have
proper binaries for all
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