PyCurl for Python 2.5 on Mac (is Mac officially OT?)

Jared Ottley jottley at
Tue Oct 6 15:54:35 MDT 2009

A little extra setup, but it will get you what you need

On Oct 6, 2009, at 3:51 PM, Gabriel Gunderson wrote:

> Plug,
> I know some of you are closet Mac users.  If you need to reply off
> list, that's OK ;)
> I've written a Python script to consume an somewhat obscure webservice
> for a client of mine.  I wrote it not knowing they would be running
> the code on a Mac.  I'm not a Mac user and certainly wouldn't
> recognize Mac's best practices.  Anyway, figuring out how to get the
> right version of pycurl on a Mac has taken twice as long as writing
> the script.  I need some help :)
> I'd prefer to not require the client to build pycurl by hand (unless
> that turns out to be the best way to do it).  I've taken a look at Mac
> Ports, but that seems to install pycurl for Python 2.4 and not Python
> 2.5.  That's fine, but it seems needlessly lame and I'd have to make a
> few changes to get that working.  I'd much rather just get the right
> version of pycurl and be done with trying to figure that nonsense out.
> The good news is, I'm ever more grateful for yum and apt.
> Thanks!
> Gabe
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