2 versions of python on 1 machine

Aaron Bingham bingham at cenix-bioscience.com
Thu Jan 6 10:55:27 EST 2005

flupke wrote:
> I have version 2.3.4 and 2.4 installed on windows and i thought that by 
> switching the PYTHONPATH parameter to the dir of the 2.4 version that 
> that would make python 2.4 active.
> However when i envoke python from the commandline, it still runs 2.3.4
> Is it possible to have 2 versions installed and switching versions when
> you need to?
> How can i do that?

You need to put the path to the desired version in the PATH environment 
variable.  You shoudn't need to change PYTHONPATH at all.

Aaron Bingham
Application Developer
Cenix BioScience GmbH

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