[CentOS] Upgrading Python with Yum

Jim Perrin jperrin at gmail.com
Tue Mar 23 01:11:06 UTC 2010

On Mon, Mar 22, 2010 at 7:31 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:

> If you absolutely have to have 2.6 for some user application, I would
> compile and install it to run somewhere else, like /usr/local/python26
> or /opt/mystuff/python26

The IUS Community repository has a newer version of python,
installable via yum which is located in /opt and doesn't conflict with
the default python. They've done a pretty good job of packaging this
in my opinion, and it's basically the best way to get a newer python
without horribly breaking things.

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