upgrade 2.4 -> 2.5 HowTo

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Tue Sep 5 02:24:43 CEST 2006

Helmut Jarausch <jarausch at skynet.be> wrote:
>what has to be done for upgrading from Python 2.4 to 2.5?
>- How can I find out which packages (in addition to the core packages) have been
>   installed up to now
>- Can I just copy   /usr/local/lib/python2.4/site-packages  to
>                     /usr/local/lib/python2.5 ?

I've started keeping the tarballs for all of the packages I install in a
single directory, along with a shell script to install each of them.  It
makes upgrading much easier.  I do this on both Linux and Windows.
- Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
  Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

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