[CentOS] Repository for clean and safe installation of python2.6 (and other python-software)

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Mon Nov 30 16:24:24 UTC 2009

On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 10:10 AM, Bernhard Gschaider
<bgschaid_lists at ice-sf.at> wrote:

> a) clean: in other words it should be a RPM
> b) safe: it should not remove the system-python (in order not to break
>   the system-scripts in subtle ways) but be accessible for
>   instance as python2.6 (while python would still be python2.4)

> Before I start rolling my own RPMs: is anyone aware of a repository
> that has such packages? (an added bonus would be if it had RPMs of
> PyQt4, I didn't find those for Centos or RHEL, too)


I've heard good things about this repo, but as with everything else,
use at your own risk. If it eats your dog and runs off with your
girlfriend, I am not responsible.

During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
George Orwell

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