Newbie Alert! Upgrading Python?
thorsten at thorstenkampe.de
Sun Jul 10 14:05:17 CEST 2005
* El (2005-07-10 11:56 +0100)
> Sorry to bother you folks with a real newbie question, but I am sure that
> this is the place for me to ask.
> Python 1.5.1 (final) and Python Win32 Extensions are installed on my 4 year
> old computer. My computer has always been upgraded to include the latest
> programs and Windows updates.
> However, I have NEVER upgraded Python?
Is that a question?
> Therefore, my questions:
> 1. Should I upgrade to the new Python 2.4.1 (Final)?
> 2. If so, should I uninstall the old version first and reboot, or can I
> just install the new version over the old version?
> 3. Are the Win32 extensions included in the final version, or are the
> extensions a separate download?
> I do not use Python, but I am assuming that something on my computer must.
If you don't use it: uninstall Python. If something else uses it: keep
it as it is as your app might break with the new Python - even though
2.4 is backwards compatible.
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