Set default python to 2.5?

Norberto Meijome freebsd at
Fri Oct 27 13:51:46 UTC 2006

On Thu, 26 Oct 2006 19:06:28 -0400
Nicolas Blais <nb_root at> wrote:

> Can anyone tell me how to set the default python to 2.5. I've updated python 
> to 2.5 about 2 weeks ago when it became default. Since some were having 
> issues, it was defaulted back to 2.4. 
> I'm not having any problems (and I have lots of ports that use python), and 
> would like to keep 2.5, but everytime I portupgrade, I'm asked to "upgrade" 
> python-2.5 to python-2.4.3,1 and anything that depends on python which would 
> need updating tries to install 2.4.3,1. 
> Is there a make.conf flag or something I can do to make 2.5 my default python?

  AFFECTS: users of any ports using Python
  AUTHOR: perky at

  After upgrading of lang/python, you must rebuild all its consumer
  ports to make them get ready to Python 2.5.

  To do this, you will need to:
    pkgdb -uf && cd /usr/ports/lang/python && make upgrade-site-packages


did you do all that ? 

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