[CentOS] upgrade python to python2.6.4 using yum

Mathieu Baudier mbaudier at argeo.org
Tue Oct 5 09:17:25 UTC 2010

> Is there an already available repository to do this.?

The EPEL repository has a python26 package that you can install in
parallel of base python.

You can then also use python-virtualenv (also in EPEL) to add the
Python modules you would need:
virtualenv -p /usr/bin/python26 /path/to/your/virtualenv/dir

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