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Old 04-16-2003, 08:54 AM   #1
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Python install

ack.. I'm trying to install Python following the Python hint, but am stuck. I downloaded the proper tarball (although I actually need 2.2 installed), and followed their instructions, but when getting to:
cd Modules

which there is no '' (or any setup file I could see).

Did I possibly do something wrong? I have the Python2.2 source unpacked in a different directory. Would it be ok to move on with that, or should I install 2.0 first?

edit: I feel I should add that I've been using Gentoo and love it, hence the reason for my Python install. I would like to install portage to my fresh new LFS system. This would be the ultimate in ease of use AND optimization, imho.

Last edited by ixion; 04-16-2003 at 08:57 AM.
Old 04-16-2003, 10:00 AM   #2
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Python 2.0 and 2.2 have nothing to do with each other. You can safely go directly to 2.2 without trying 2.0 at all.


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