upgrade to hoary leaves python2.3 installed

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at kaarsemaker.net
Sun Jun 26 18:51:48 UTC 2005


On zo, 2005-06-26 at 14:10 -0400, Michael P. Soulier wrote:
> On 26/06/05 Dennis Kaarsemaker said:
> 
> > Since nothing in hoary conflicts with python2.3, it will not be removed
> > automatically... If your application depends on python2.4, it is your
> > applications job to explicitly call the python2.4 interpreter...
> 
> I didn't have to, since /usr/bin/python pointed at the 2.4 interpreter.
> However, most of the wxpython support wasn't working properly as long as
> the 2.3 stuff was installed. I don't know why, but I got unexplained
> exceptions thrown which all magically disppeared when the 2.3 packages
> went away. 
>
> Perhaps a search path issue. Not sure. 

Sorry my mistake: I meant 2.3 instead of 2.4...

It is indeed a bit strange that python2.3 packages come first. Maybe
they installed directly into /usr/lib/site-python
-- 
Dennis K.
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