[Pythonmac-SIG] Question about 2.5 beta
ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Fri Jul 7 16:47:03 CEST 2006
On Friday, July 07, 2006, at 04:17PM, Kevin Walzer <kw at kevin-walzer.com> wrote:
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>I'm interested in playing with the beta version of 2.5, but only if it
>will not conflict with my current installation of 2.4.3/universal. Is
>there a way to safely install the beta without nuking my current
>installation? If the beta installs the same way that 2.4.3 does, then
>I'm assuming that it will rewrite my path and install a "python" stub
>script in /usr/local/bin that points to Python 2.5. That would be an
The installer is a mpkg, when you customize the installation you can avoid installing the profile changes and unix tools. The package names should be fairly obvious.
This will still change the Current link in the Python.framework to 2.5, but that shouldn't cause problems as nobody should link using '-framework Python' anyway. This certainly doesn't affect distutils.
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