Python2.7 not recognising SUNW_1.23 on S10_u7

Dagobert Michelsen dam at
Mon Sep 3 08:46:59 CEST 2018

Hi NJ,

> Am 03.09.2018 um 00:56 schrieb Niranjana Raghavan via users <users at>:
> Hi everyone, 
>  I'm trying to install python2.7 on solaris 10 u7 SPARC, but failing miserably. 
> python2.7: fatal: version `SUNW_1.22.5' not found (required by file /opt/csw/bin/python2.7)
> python2.7: fatal: open failed: No such file or directory
> This system's C library was upgraded from SUNW_1.22.4 to 1.23, skipping the intermediate versions. 
> I understand that the *minimum* libc version supported is SUNW_1.22.2. Then why is version 1.23 not recognised during installation? 
> Is there a solution or a workaround?

The only solution is unfortunately to upgrade at least to Solaris 10u8:

Best regards

  — Dago

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