install cryptography==1.3.0 + ffi.h error

Dagobert Michelsen dam at
Wed Jun 22 10:20:14 CEST 2016

Hi Stephen,

Am 17.06.2016 um 20:21 schrieb Stephen Hjerpe <Stephen.Hjerpe at>:
> I am using opencsw on a Sun Solaris machine. I am attempting to run asroot pip install cryptography==1.3.0
> Running install for cryptography
>     c/_cffi_backend.c:15:17: fatal error: ffi.h: No such file or directory
> I have already installed libffi_dev. I have attached the full output of asroot pip install cryptography==1.3.0

Is this Solaris 10? Sparc? Which Python version?
ffi.h was moved from a subdirectory to /opt/csw/include some time ago,
maybe this module needs a rebuild.

Best regards

  — Dago

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