installing 2.x over the top of 1.5.2

Timothy Grant tjg at
Sun Mar 18 06:46:51 CET 2001

On Sat, Mar 17, 2001 at 07:47:14PM -0800, Harry George wrote:
> Don't know if this qualifies as clean.  I have the rpm'd 1.5.2 under
> /usr.  Then I installed py 2.x under /usr/local.  During our
> (extended) transition period, we use shell scripts which set
> PYTHONHOME and PYTHONPATH before calling python1.5 or
> python2.0.  Once all is well in 2.x, we'll remove the rpm'd 1.5.2, and
> (conceivably) install 2.x into /usr.

Well, it sure ain't clean, but it's a start! I don't know why
this was made so difficult. I wonder if it will be fixed in

Stand Fast,

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