system requirements for python 2.4
drlinux at columbus.rr.com
Tue Dec 14 01:00:10 CET 2004
On Monday 13 December 2004 18:17, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> ben wrote:
> > I'm trying to upgrade python from 2.2 to 2.4 on a RH9 system, and
> > find any rpm that will let me install it.
> > Is FC3 required for python 2.4?
> No. However, you may have to build Python yourself. Try using the
> RPM; if that fails to work, either correct the spec file, or build
> directly from the pydotorg sources.
And you don't want to install an rpm with 2.4 that overwrites the 2.2
version that came with Red Hat. Many of the Red Hat configurations
tools rely on the existing 2.2 version so you need to keep it there.
You want to install python 2.4 somewhere else (/usr/local is the usual
It really isn't difficult. Grab the .tgz file and untar it, cd into the
python directory, execute "./configure; make;make install" assuming you
have write permissions on /usr/local; if not su to root before doing
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