On Thursday 15 Sep 2016 10:19 CEST, die...@handshake.de wrote:

> Cecil Westerhof <ce...@decebal.nl> writes:
>> I try to do a:
>> pip2 install cryptography
>> But this give: gcc -pthread -shared
>> build/temp.linux-x86_64-2.7/build/temp.linux-x86_64-2.7/_openssl.o
>> -L/usr/lib64 -lssl -lcrypto -lpython2.7 -o
>> build/lib.linux-x86_64-2.7/cryptography/hazmat/bindings/_openssl.so
>> /usr/lib64/gcc/x86_64-suse-linux/4.8/../../../../x86_64-suse-linux/bin/ld:
>> /usr/lib64/libpython2.7.a(abstract.o): relocation R_X86_64_32S
>> against _Py_NotImplementedStruct' can not be used when making a
>> shared object; recompile with -fPIC /usr/lib64/libpython2.7.a:
>> error adding symbols: Bad value collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit
>> status error: command 'gcc' failed with exit status 1
> Apparently, the linker requires use of the "-fPIC" option
> ("PIC" stands for "position independent code") for linking a shared
> library.
> The problem might come from your system's Python installation
> (apparently, that one is used). Usually, you would have
> a "libpython*.so" (i.e. a shared object) and it would contain
> modules compiled with "-fPIC". In your case, the
> static library "libpython*.a" seems to be used and (apparently)
> contains not position idependent modules.

I installed python-devel and the problems went away.

What I find a kind of strange that I did not have python3-devel
installed and I do not have a problem with:
    pip3 install cryptography

Cecil Westerhof
Senior Software Engineer
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/cecilwesterhof

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