How easy is it to install python as non-root user?

Bruno Desthuilliers bruno.42.desthuilliers at websiteburo.invalid
Thu Apr 3 16:22:30 CEST 2008

tinnews at a écrit :
> Does python install fairly easily for a non-root user?
> I have an ssh login account onto a Linux system that currently
> provides Python 2.4.3 and I'd really like to use some of the
> improvements in Python 2.5.x.
> So, if I download the Python-2.5.2.tgz file is it just the standard:-
>     ./configure --prefix=$HOME
>     make
>     make install
IIRC there's something like make altinstall - but you'd better read the 
doc (INSTALL.txt anyone ?)

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