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i got a wierd message while installing bittorent: Code: bash-3.00# rpm -i BitTorrent-4.0.0-1.noarch.rpm error: Failed dependencies: /usr/bin/python is needed by BitTorrent-4.0.0-1 bash-3.00# but i went to that directory and found ...
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    installing bittorent in slackware


    i got a wierd message while installing bittorent:
    Code:
    bash-3.00# rpm -i BitTorrent-4.0.0-1.noarch.rpm
    error: Failed dependencies:
            /usr/bin/python is needed by BitTorrent-4.0.0-1
    bash-3.00#
    but i went to that directory and found python there (it was an alies if that matters) two actuall one had a 2.4 after it. anybody know why it isn't working?

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    Better convert the package to a slackware package or even better, compile it from source.
    To convert it to a Slackware package you could use rpm2tgz, but there is no garantuee that the software will work on a Slackware system.
    I\'m so tired .....
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    Quote Originally Posted by puntmuts
    Better convert the package to a slackware package or even better, compile it from source.
    To convert it to a Slackware package you could use rpm2tgz, but there is no garantuee that the software will work on a Slackware system.
    You don't compile Python.
    If you want you can just download the source and move it to a directory that is in your $PATH.

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    there is bittorrent packages at www.slackware.com/pb under extra.

    if it complains over missing python you can also find it as a tgz at slackware.com/pb

    Or why not compile it from source?
    Just make sure you've removed all the "broken" python files if ya have any.

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