[Pythonmac-SIG] Upgrading to 2.4.1
bob at redivi.com
Fri Apr 22 10:52:26 CEST 2005
On Apr 22, 2005, at 4:38 AM, Yair Benita wrote:
> Upgrading to a new version of python is always tricky as I have many
> modules that may not work properly after upgrading (biopython, etc.).
None of them will work. They will all have to be re-installed for the
new version of Python.
> If I install the new python 2.4.1 from the installer package provided,
> it co-exist with my python 2.3.3 or will it replace it?
co-exist, unless you broke it somehow (i.e. using PYTHONPATH, etc.).
> If it co-exist how do I control which one is used when simply typing
> /usr/bin/python at the command line?
NEVER EVER change anything in /usr (except /usr/local) or /System. DO
NOT EVER DO THAT. BAD.
What you probably want to change is the PATH environment variable.
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