Garth B. wrote:
> When installing from the source, Python does offer a "make altinstall"
> which is terrific for installing a newer or older version of Python
> alongside an existing installation.
> For example, Fedore Core 4 comes with Python 2.4 and as far as I can
> doing a "make altinstall" with the 2.3.5 tarball puts it alongside 2.4
> quite nicely. At any rate, I've had no problems compiling, installing and
> running Zope 2.7.6 and 2.8 with it.
I will certainly give it a try. Many thanks.
> On 7/8/05, Paul Winkler <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> On Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 04:01:23PM +0100, Tony Addyman wrote:
>> > Removing python-2.4 from the system is not an option. Too many thinks
>> > in to it.
>> No need to remove anything.
>> Just build python 2.3 and install it in /usr/local (the default).
>> Then build zope from source like so:
>> ./configure --with-python=/usr/local/bin/python2.3 --prefix=...
>> make install
>> Does that not work? I don't see why this is any different from
>> the usual case of the distro-provided python or zope being too old.
>> Paul Winkler
Eur Ing A.M.Addyman, School of Computing, Science and Engineering
University of Salford, Salford, M5 4WT
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