[PlanetCCRMA] python 2.3.4 or how to upgrade from source

Kjetil Svalastog Matheussen k.s.matheussen@notam02.no
Mon Nov 1 07:27:02 2004

On Mon, 1 Nov 2004, patrick wrote:

> hi all,
> i need python => 2.3 for flumotion. what is the best way to upgrade my 
> version, i have python 2.2 (rpm from planetccrma of course!) so if i'm 
> doing a rpm -e python i get a lots of "is needed by".
> what should i do:

Python is easy to compile up yourself.
Get the latest version from www.python.org

tar xvjf Python-2.3.4.tar.bz2
cd Python-2.3.4
./configure --prefix=/usr/Python-2.3.4
make install

Python 2.3.4 is now run by using