Python Install-Installed Python 2 on top of python 1.5

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams ignacio at openservices.net
Thu Sep 6 06:18:16 CEST 2001


On Thu, 6 Sep 2001, A.A wrote:

> Hello,
>
> I installed an rpm of Python 2.1.1, by right-clicking on it, and
> clicking upgrade. But my python1.5 installation still exists. And If I
> try to uninstallpython 1.5 from the RPM Manager, it raises an error
> saying, dependency problems with so-and-so programs.
>
> IS there a way to unistall Python 1.5 cleanly ??
>
> Thanks,
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Ahsan

Generally no, because there are a lot of RPM dependencies on it (as you've
discovered). There really is no harm in having both installed; I myself have
both on several machines I use. All you have to do to start version 2.1.1
instead of 1.5.2 is run 'python2.1' instead of just 'python'.

-- 
Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams  <ignacio at openservices.net>





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