I saw this issue http://community.webfaction.com/questions/75/issue-nodejs-installation and this one http://forum.webfaction.com/viewtopic.php?id=3612&p=1
I'm running this command inside , ~/sources/node-v0.2.4 ./configure –jobs=1 –prefix=$HOME
And getting this error
When I try to run make I get:
The problem is that your server is really quite old and is running Python 2.3 by default. A quick bit of sed-fu will force all the scripts to use Python 2.6:
answered Nov 05 '10 at 12:28
David L ♦♦
Your account is on one of our older servers that uses Python 2.3 as the default system Python. I think that if you set a newer version of Python as your default, then you won't have this problem any more.
Hope that helps!
Edit: this doesn't work, because the build scripts are invoking Python via