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A working recipe for installing lxml on OS X with static dependencies and no need for MacPorts or Fink
cd /tmp
tar -xzvf lxml-2.2.2.tgz
cd lxml-2.2.2
cd libs/
cd ..
python build --static-deps --libxml2-version=2.7.3 --libxslt-version=1.1.24
sudo python install

Thanks for this!

Could you turn this into a Homebrew formula, so it’s even easier to install?

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