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I'm trying to install Rhodecode into a Solaris 10 server, but when the installer is trying to install bcrypt it fails with the following error:

easy_install py-bcrypt
Searching for py-bcrypt
Best match: py-bcrypt 0.3
Processing py-bcrypt-0.3.tar.gz
Running py-bcrypt-0.3/ -q bdist_egg --dist-dir /tmp/easy_install-t_OfzJ/py-bcrypt-0.3/egg-dist-tmp-jnXWGe
"bcrypt/bcrypt_python.c", line 29: syntax error before or at: u_int8_t
"bcrypt/bcrypt_python.c", line 29: warning: undefined or missing type for: u_int8_t
"bcrypt/bcrypt_python.c", line 29: warning: function prototype parameters must have types
"bcrypt/bcrypt_python.c", line 86: warning: implicit function declaration: bzero
cc: acomp failed for bcrypt/bcrypt_python.c
error: Setup script exited with error: command '/usr/lib/python2.6/pycc' failed with exit status 1

Does anyone knows how to solve this problem?, thx in advance

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I think this can help:… – akim Mar 26 '13 at 0:03
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You'd be safe using the perl solution since you are using a library instead of writing the code that uses this type.

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I solved using the B-K approach, but your link lead me to the solution. Thanks a lot. – alfredozn Mar 26 '13 at 1:00

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