running python 2 vs 3

notbob notbob at
Thu Mar 20 22:28:43 CET 2014

On 2014-03-20, Mark H Harris <harrismh777 at> wrote:

> When I call python2 that means python2.7.6 /
> When I call python3 that means python3.3.4 /
> I can also call python2.7, which is 2.7.2 /
> You get the idea.   There is no one set rule, because there are many 
> distros (gnu/linux) that use python at various versions, and they all us 
> different setups.  Really , you need an install script to snoop out the 
> configurables.

Weeping Chryst on the cross!!.  No wonder the latest O'Reilly book,
Learning Python, 5th ed, is 1600 pgs.  I coulda swore someone sed
python is easy.  ;)


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