How can I install a newer version of python

Chris Rebert clp2 at rebertia.com
Mon Jun 1 21:34:07 CEST 2009


On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 12:16 PM, nathan.charles.summer at gmail.com
<nathan.charles.summer at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am on MacOS 10.5. It has python 2.5.1 installed.
>
> How can I install a newer version of python (e.g. 3.1) without
> breaking my current environment (I am not sure what programs/scripts
> are using the python comes with MacOS). I just want to use the newer
> version of python for my own project.
>
> I found this "http://wiki.python.org/moin/MacPython/Leopard", but i
> have no idea what that is related to my situation.
>
> Thank you for any tip.

I think you can just use the normal Mac installer from
http://www.python.org/download/. As it says on
http://wiki.python.org/moin/MacPython/Leopard, this doesn't clobber
the default Apple Python install.

Cheers,
Chris
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