Re: compile python 3.3 with bz2 support on RedHat 5.5

Discussion in 'Python' started by Chris Angelico, Dec 21, 2012.

  1. On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 5:35 PM, Isml <> wrote:
    > By the way, RedHat 5.5 has a built-in python 2.4.3. Would it be a problem?


    You may want to consider using 'make altinstall' rather than 'make
    install'. That way, you don't stomp all over the system Python (so
    system scripts that expect 2.4 will still work), but you can type
    'python3' to invoke your newly-built one.

    ChrisA
     
    Chris Angelico, Dec 21, 2012
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