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Post#1 by Jack » 04 Jul 2016, 15:31

I want to build youtube-dl and I need help doing it. Any help would be great. Here is the link. ... outube-dl/

Here is the tail end what I did on the build.

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patching file Makefile
patching file
Hunk #1 succeeded at 59 (offset 12 lines).
zip --quiet youtube-dl youtube_dl/*.py youtube_dl/*/*.py
zip --quiet --junk-paths youtube-dl youtube_dl/
echo '#!/usr/bin/python' > youtube-dl
cat >> youtube-dl
chmod a+x youtube-dl
# pandoc -f markdown -t plain -o README.txt
/usr/bin/python devscripts/
Could not find platform independent libraries <prefix>
Consider setting $PYTHONHOME to <prefix>[:<exec_prefix>]
ImportError: No module named site
Makefile:72: recipe for target 'youtube-dl.1' failed
make: *** [youtube-dl.1] Error 1
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Re: youtube-dl

Post#2 by beny » 06 Jul 2016, 10:17

hi seem you have python issue, try to do a whole python package xzm,have you the devel package in your system?if yes try again to build

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Re: youtube-dl

Post#3 by Payoon » 07 Jul 2016, 15:58

Hi Jack,
you need python 2.7 . I've made a module some time ago and used a pet from puppy linux named "" - I merged this module with python 2.7 module and have a standalone youtube-dl.
It works fine on porteus 2.1 32 bit. I could pass the module to you, but I don't know how, because I don't have dropbox or something like that.
P.S. Forget to mention it is a command line tool, but as far as I know there is a gui available somewhere with Puppy.

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