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Python 2.7.3 modules

asked 2012-10-15 02:53:59 -0500

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updated 2012-10-15 07:57:17 -0500

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About to install/compile Python 2.7.3 in parallel with the default 2.4 that came with the system. Are there any specific modules that must be compiled for Askbot to work?

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answered 2012-10-15 09:39:03 -0500

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We install the following packages (giving Debian names here, you'll need to look up equivalent names for centos): build-essential git-core libxml2-dev gettext postgresql postgresql-server-devel-all python-setuptools.

Run .configure --enable-shared; make

In the end run make altinstall. Altinstall part is very important so that you keep the system version of python.

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Are postgresql and postgresql-server-devel-all a must? My server is running MySQL

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