REPOST: Re: install Python2.2 question

Alex Martelli aleax at
Fri Dec 28 13:56:21 CET 2001

"Tim Hammerquist" <tim at> wrote in message
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> If you have a sufficient devel environment and you are up to the
> challenge, you can try to build Python yourself, but it may be more
> trouble than it's worth if you're new to linux.

How so?  tar xzf, cd, ./configure, make, sudo make install -- how
much trouble can that be?


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