Clobbered 2.6 binary under Frameworks.python, reinstall fails
ChollaPete at gmail.com
Sat Jun 27 20:32:20 EDT 2009
Mac OS X (Tiger 10.4), running Python 2.6 downloaded from python.org
as a DMG installer.
I clobbered the python binary in /Library/Frameworks/Python.frameworks/
Versions/Current/bin, so I tried to reinstall from the python.org
2.6.2 DMG installer. No joy. Install fails at the end with no
helpful diagnostic message.
So, I deleted everything in /Applications/Python2.6, in /Library/
Frameworks/Python.frameworks and /usr/local/bin. The install still
Any help would be appreciated. I realize that the upgraders often
aren't intended to be used to repair an existing installation. My
thinking now is that I may need to delete existing package receipts or
plists, but this is just wild speculation.
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