[Mailman-Users] Re: RedHat 7.3, Python 1.5 and Mailman 2.1

David Gibbs david at midrange.com
Wed Jan 8 18:28:32 CET 2003

"Ed Greenberg" <edg at greenberg.org> wrote in message
news:84727968.1042016993 at W0007FHH30B.corp.palm.com...
> Mailman 2.1 requires Python 2, and RedHat 7.3 has only 1.5. There is a
> Python2 package on my RedHat 7.3 installation, so how can I make Mailman
> use it?

It's pretty easy ...

> Documentation states that I can use --with-python to control the actual
> mailman operation, but that the command line scripts will always use the
> first python on the path. Both python and python2  live in /usr/bin.

This is the key ... add '--with-python=/usr/bin/python2' to the configure
command line.  Then 'make clean && make && make install'.


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