[Python-Dev] Configure option to change Python's name?
"Martin v. Löwis"
martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Jan 21 12:00:04 EST 2004
Jack Jansen wrote:
> The idea was triggered by Michael Hudson, who wanted to install a
> debugging-enabled framework build of Python on MacOSX, which shouldn't
> interfere with the normal Python (either Apple-installed or
> user-installed). It turns out this is doable through meticulous hacking
> of the Makefile after configure (and, for now, ignoring the few
> hardcoded "Python.framework" references in Lib, but those need fixing
> anyway). For other unix systems a similar approach would work to isolate
> a debug-python from the normal production python.
Why can't you configure with an entirely different --prefix, such as
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