Linux install question
Erik Max Francis
max at alcyone.com
Mon Oct 14 23:31:39 CEST 2002
Robert Oschler wrote:
> When you get a new Python tarball, like the new one for 2.2.1b for
> what directory do you put it in? Also, what directory do you extract
> contents of the tarball, before running 'configure/make/etc'? I'm
> trying to
> make my directory structure as uniform as possible.
It doesn't matter where you extract the source; it's temporary anyway
(you can delete it after you're finished with the installation). If you
want to keep it around, a .../src directory (e.g., /usr/local/src) is
the usual convention.
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