Can't Upgrade Python Through Ports

Dave McCammon davemac11 at
Mon Oct 2 12:47:23 PDT 2006

--- Ted Johnson
<whatawonderfulworldweliveintoo at> wrote:

> Hi; 
> I have python 2.3.5 and I'd like to upgrade to
> 2.4.3. I've tried installing from FreeBSD ports and
> the oldfashioned way from source code, with the
> "configure && make && make install" dance, and still
> when I call up my python interpreter it tells me I'm
> in 2.3.5! Why? I didn't do "altinstall"! What gives?
> TIA,
> Ted2

Where is the 2.3.5 version installed? Perhaps it is
installed in a directory earlier in your PATH than the
2.4.3 versions directory(/usr/local/bin/).

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