Unfortunately, I'm not able to upgrade the OS.  Were I able to pick, I'd be 
using a distro with debs.

I'm actually already running python2.6 in parallel (using the ActivePython 
port).  It's up and functional, I just don't know how to get RB to use 
python2.6 now, instead of python2.4.  ActivePython has a functional 
easy_install but I forgot about wsgi.  Thanks for the reminder.  I'll have 
to do some more digging.

On Friday, March 2, 2012 2:38:03 PM UTC-8, Anton Cohen wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 2, 2012 at 10:58 AM, Tucker <j...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Should I do a whole new install and migrate the DB?
>> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 2:43 PM, Tucker <j...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > I decided to try and build pylucene again on CentOs 5.2.  I kept
>> > running into problems with python2.4, so I built jcc against python2.6
>> > (ActivePython).  I eventually got it working (using openjdk-1.6 and a
>> > modern version of ant) but ReviewBoard doesn't seem to agree and I
>> > can't enable search.  Since I built jcc with python2.6 and installed
>> > ReviewBoard using python2.4. this makes sense.
> If you can migrate to CentOS 6 your life will be easier.
> If you have to stay with CentOS 5, you can't "upgrade" Python, as in you 
> can't replace Python 2.4 (/usr/bin/python). You can install Python 2.6 
> in parallel. The EPEL <http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL> repository has 
> a python26 package, and some dependencies you'll need like 
> python26-distribute, python26-mysqldb, 
> and python26-mod_wsgi. python26-distribute should provide a 
> python26 specific version of pip/easy_install you can try to use to install 
> Review Board. I've never tried it, but it's probably possible. Again, 
> CentOS 6 is easier.
> -Anton

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