[Pythonmac-SIG] Python 2.4.1 not replacing earlier versions.
bob at redivi.com
Tue Aug 30 20:40:56 CEST 2005
On Aug 30, 2005, at 9:53 AM, Simon Brunning wrote:
> Complete and utter Mac newbie here - be gentle with me!
> Hi, all. I've downloaded and installed MacPython 2.4.1 from
> undefined.org. It installed happily enough, and seems to run fine. But
> when I attempt to install PyObjC (from
> pyobjc-1.3.7-py2.4-macosx10.4.zip) it says that it requires Python
I think that installer is broken, compile from source.
> I think that may be something to do with the fact that the original
> version of Python that came with the machine is still 'in charge'.
> Starting Python on the command line gives me version 2.3.5 - and when
> I installed appscript, it beccame available to Python 2.3.5 but not to
> Python 2.4.
appscript does not have an installer for 2.4, you'll have to compile
it and its 5 or 6 dependencies.
> Now, I can appreciate that changing the version of Python that the OS
> uses might not be a good idea, but how do I get 2.4.1 working with
> appscript and PyObjC? Or is that a bad idea?
> I'm running OSX 10.4.2 in a nice shiny new Powerbook, if that
> helps. ;-)
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