That works for installing Python, and that's fine. And it looks easier than
using make altinstall or another method. But it doesn't really address the
primary issue which is getting reviewboard to *use* the alternative version
of python.

On Mon, Nov 2, 2015 at 5:43 PM, Alfred von Campe <alf...@von-campe.com>
wrote:

> This is what I do on the CentOS 6 systems I mange:
>
> # Install repo file and then Python itself
> rpm -ivh
> http://dl.iuscommunity.org/pub/ius/stable/Redhat/6/i386/ius-release-1.0-14.ius.el6.noarch.rpm
> yum install -y python27 python27-virtualenv
>
> Alfred
>
> On Nov 2, 2015, at 17:31, Zachary Gallagher <zachary.gallag...@remcom.com>
> wrote:
>
> Rather than update the entire OS, I'd like to install python 2.7 on
> CentOS6. Now, so far as I am aware, there's no method for installing python
> over the system version without breaking at *least* yum. If not more.
> Maybe there's a way? But I don't know what it is.
>
>
> So installing python 2.7 as, say, /usr/local/python27 is totally easy and
> I have no problem doing that. But what I can't find in the documentation is
> whether or not it's possible to change which python binaries/libraries
> reviewboard uses without completely recompiling and installing. And since
> we use easy_install, that seems like it would make it even more complicated.
>
> Is there a known, working method for installing python2.7 side-by-side on
> a CentOS 6 machine, and getting an existing reviewboard installation to
> recognize it?
>
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