[Pythonmac-SIG] Download page on www.python.org now updated
bob at redivi.com
Tue Feb 28 20:44:18 CET 2006
On Feb 28, 2006, at 1:35 PM, Russell E Owen wrote:
> At 12:33 PM -0600 2006-02-28, Bob Ippolito wrote:
>> On Feb 28, 2006, at 12:13 PM, Russell E. Owen wrote:
>>> In article <6B3B4ACB-7FA1-4D24-8689-20ACEA656F96 at mac.com>,
>>> Ronald Oussoren <ronaldoussoren at mac.com> wrote:
>>> ...you will have to make sure that /Library/Frameworks/
>>> is at the start of your PATH.
>>> If you use bash is you should create a .bash_profile file in
>>> home directory that
>>> contains the line PATH="/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/
>>> It seems unfortunate to put that long complicated mess into the
>>> and then have to redo it when python 2.5 comes out.
>> The long way is the right way. Having to change your path when a
>> new version of Python is installed is not a bad thing.
> OK, I'll do the long path.
> But I'm still puzzled about hard-coding the version. Why not just use:
> and automatically get the current version? It seems to me that
> would be best for most users and that experts who want finer
> control would know what to do.
That's not necessarily a bad idea
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