python needs a tutorial for install and setup on a Mac

Kushal Kumaran kushal.kumaran+python at
Mon Jun 22 06:44:16 EDT 2009

On Sun, Jun 21, 2009 at 9:04 PM, Vincent Davis<vincent at> wrote:
> I am running python on a mac and when I was getting going it was difficult
> to setup information. Specifically how modify bash_profile, how pythonpath
> works and how to set it up. how to switch between python versions. How/where
> to install modules if you have multiple installed versions. I am thinking
> about this from perspective  of a new pythoner (is there a word for a person
> who programs in python). I think many new pythoners may be like me and don't
> mess with the underling UNIX on a mac.
> My question/suggestion is that there be a nice tutorial for this. I am
> wiling to contribute much but I am still somewhat new to python and may need
> help with some details. Also where should this be posted, how do I post it.
> Do other think there is a need? Any willing to help?
> But of course I may have missed a great tutorial out there if so I think It
> needs to be easier to findor I need to learn how to look.

Have you seen the page at and the
pages linked from it?


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