Which Linux distribution

Mark McEahern marklists at mceahern.com
Sun Oct 6 16:38:33 CEST 2002


[Erik Max Francis]
> make altinstall doesn't overwrite the main `python' binary.  The
> --prefix configure option puts the installation under an entirely
> different hierarchy.

Yes, that's why I suggested it.  Didn't the OP want to know how to install
Python 2.x on Red Hat without clobbering Python 1.5.2 as the main 'python'
binary?  Or perhaps the OP was already fed up with Red Hat?

Cheers,

// m





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