[Pythonmac-SIG] MacPython 2.4.1 over Mac's 10.3.9's persistent Python 2.3

David Pratt fairwinds at eastlink.ca
Sun Jan 8 03:16:51 CET 2006


Right. I'm good to go! Many thanks for your help Bob :-)

Regards,
David

Bob Ippolito wrote:
> Given that, you must be placing /usr/local/bin after /usr/bin in your  
> PATH.  That is not the correct thing to do for the behavior you want.
> 
> e.g. you currently have this:
> 
> export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/bin
> 
> but you want this instead:
> 
> export PATH=/usr/local/bin:$PATH
> 
> -bob
> 
> On Jan 7, 2006, at 5:00 PM, David Pratt wrote:
> 
>> Hi Bob. I have this path is in my .cshrc where I am setting paths  for my
>> home. This seemed to work fine for Jaguar but I guess not for Panther.
>>
>> [dp_mac450:~] davidpra% python2.4
>> Python 2.4.1 (#2, Mar 31 2005, 00:05:10)
>> [GCC 3.3 20030304 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 1666)] on darwin
>> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>
>>>>>
>> [dp_mac450:~] davidpra% python
>> Python 2.3 (#1, Sep 13 2003, 00:49:11)
>> [GCC 3.3 20030304 (Apple Computer, Inc. build 1495)] on darwin
>> Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>
>>>>>
>>
>> So getting python2.4, just not the right version from python or  pythonw
>> at command line as with macpython 2.3. I'll try setting path using the
>> other method from the link you provided using the
>> ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist method. Hopefully this will do the trick.
>>
>> Many thanks.
>>
>> Regards,
>> David
>>
>> Bob Ippolito wrote:
>>
>>>
>>> On Jan 7, 2006, at 4:13 PM, David Pratt wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi there. I recently upgraded my machine's OS from 10.2.8  (jaguar) to
>>>> 10.3.9 (panther). I removed my previous 2.3.5 python mac install by
>>>> removing Python.framework and MacPython-2.3 from Applications. I  also
>>>> removed python pythonw python2.3 and pythonw2.3 from /usr/local/ bin. I
>>>> installed  PantherPythonFix.dmg and then installed
>>>> MacPython-OSX-2.4.1-1.dmg. Install went fine - no errors.
>>>>
>>>> However, when I open a terminal I and type python or pythonw at the
>>>> prompt I still get the Apple build of python after restarting and
>>>> opening terminal. Can someone point out what the problem could  be.  
>>>> This
>>>> is quite frustrating since I remember the Jaguar install being very
>>>> smooth and effortless.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Add /usr/local/bin to your PATH environment variable.   Installation  
>>> for
>>> Jaguar was the same.
>>>
>>> http://tinyurl.com/cwjc8
>>>
>>> -bob
>>>
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