Python on Linux

Philippe C. Martin philippecmartin at
Mon Dec 27 09:20:04 CET 2004

>> On Red Hat 9, Python is installed by default and it's version is 2.2.2
>> If I want to upgrade Python to 2.3.4(newer version), how could I do?
>> If I compile source code of Python, how do I uninstall the old version?
>> I tried rpm packages but failed with dependence.

>I didn't try the rpm's.  Just get the source tarball, configure, make,
>and make install.

That is also what I had to do under mdk, I then had to rename/hide the old 
executables and libraries

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