[Pythonmac-SIG] Python on Intel

Ronald Oussoren ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Tue Jun 27 09:21:05 CEST 2006

On 27-jun-2006, at 1:36, Bob Ippolito wrote:

> On Jun 26, 2006, at 4:04 PM, Matthew Strax-Haber wrote:
>> I have a MacBook Pro running MacOS X 10.4.6.  What version of Python
>> can/should I install that can run as a Universal binary?
>> I found one version at:
>> http://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.4.3/Universal-MacPython-2.4.3.dmg
>> I installed this.  I remember that on my PPC laptop I had to then
>> install something else on top of that so it wouldn't break Apple's
>> version of Python.  Should I do something similar on my Intel mac, or
>> will it run just fine the way it is?
> The most recent version is always here:
> http://pythonmac.org/packages/py24-fat/index.html
> The one at python.org may be out of date, I'm not sure.

The one at python.org is current as well at the moment, but that's  
only because we haven't done updates to the universal build for a  
while. The major advantage of the pythonmac.org link is that you'll  
find binary installers for a number of usefull extensions as well.


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