[Python-checkins] r80659 - in python/branches/py3k: Mac/README
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Fri Apr 30 17:13:13 CEST 2010
Date: Fri Apr 30 17:13:13 2010
New Revision: 80659
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r80657 | ronald.oussoren | 2010-04-30 17:11:22 +0200 (Fri, 30 Apr 2010) | 3 lines
Add notes about uninstalling a framework install to
Mac/README. Fixes issue 7107.
python/branches/py3k/ (props changed)
--- python/branches/py3k/Mac/README (original)
+++ python/branches/py3k/Mac/README Fri Apr 30 17:13:13 2010
@@ -247,6 +247,26 @@
Python and have libaries in ``/usr/local`` that don't contain the required
architectures. Temporarily move ``/usr/local`` aside to finish the build.
+Uninstalling a framework install, including the binary installer
+Uninstalling a framework can be done by manually removing all bits that got installed,
+that's true for both installations from source and installations using the binary installer.
+Sadly enough OSX does not have a central uninstaller.
+The main bit of a framework install is the framework itself, installed in
+``/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework``. This can contain multiple versions
+of Python, if you want to remove just one version you have to remove the
+version-specific subdirectory: ``/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/X.Y``.
+If you do that, ensure that ``/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/Current``
+is a symlink that points to an installed version of Python.
+A framework install also installs some applications in ``/Applications/Python X.Y``,
+And lastly a framework installation installs files in ``/usr/local/bin``, all of
+them symbolic links to files in ``/Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/X.Y/bin``.
Odds and ends
@@ -257,4 +277,4 @@
Jack Jansen, Jack.Jansen at cwi.nl, 15-Jul-2004.
- Ronald Oussoren, RonaldOussoren at mac.com, 26-May-2006
+ Ronald Oussoren, RonaldOussoren at mac.com, 30-April-2010
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