[Pythonmac-SIG] python 2.4.2 source builds 2.4.1?
Samuel M. Smith
smithsm at samuelsmith.org
Mon Jan 9 06:58:08 CET 2006
> Aren't the instructions about the "makeframework install" somewhere in
> the Python source tree (a README or something like that)? I remember
> running into this issue with 2.4.2, then consulting docs somewhere in
> the code package I downloaded, then trying again successfully. The
> buildd process even rebuilt all the packages I had installed in the
> site-packages directory. Unexpected, but not an issue.
Could be, but at least two posts on this and the main python board
said that python builds out of the box
"You'll have to build it yourself. That's not very hard, extract the
tar archive and run:
sudo make install
Anyway I restored my old 2.4.1 installation and then did a
sudo makeframework install and that worked and preserved my old
Thats what I get for taking the message boards to literally.
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