RELEASED Python 2.4 (final)

Dave Merrill dmerrillq at usaq.netq
Tue Nov 30 14:55:37 CET 2004


Used the packaged Windows (win2k) installs of Python and all components I
described. Not a C guy, no compiler, minimal knowledge about them.

Dave Merrill

"Anthony Baxter" wrote:
> > Newb question: Is it possible/recommended  to have multiple versions of
> > Python installed simultaneously? Earlier, I installed 2.4rc1, and a
number
> > of things in my 2.3.3 install stopped working. Are there known
techniques
> > for managing multiple versions?
>
> If you're building from source, use 'make altinstall' rather than
> 'make install'.
> This will install Python as $prefix/bin/python2.4, and leave the
> 'python' executable
> alone.





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