[SciPy-user] Problems during build

Pearu Peterson pearu at cens.ioc.ee
Tue Feb 26 06:31:01 CST 2002


On Tue, 26 Feb 2002, Nils Wagner wrote:

> Shall I remove the old python, that is Python-2.1.1 (SuSE) before I use
> make install 
> to install the new Python-2.1.2 ?
> Shall I use the prefix option ./configure --prefix=/usr to be compatible
> with SuSE's standard path ?
> 
> Any help would be appreciated.

You don't need to remove the old python. And I would suggest using 
	./configure --prefix=/usr/local
and later making sure that /usr/local precedes /usr in the PATH
environment variable.

Pearu




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