Re: upgrade from python2.3 to python2.4
On 8/3/05, Christian Henz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 8/3/05, Dom <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I downloaded a game sudoku recently but I'm having troubles installing
> > it. It requires Python 2.4 or higher and when I downloaded it first
> > Python 2.3 was on my system. So I searched in aptitude if I can
> > upgrade it and I found Python 2.4 - so I installed it. Tried to
> > install the sudoku application but a message
> > Error: Python-2.4 or newer is required. Current version:
> > 2.3.5 (#2, Jun 19 2005, 13:28:00)
> > [GCC 3.3.6 (Debian 1:3.3.6-6)]
> Try to run the program with "python2.4 theprogram" instead of just "theprogram".
Thank you very much, so simple, yet I would never have thougt of that
since I've been looking at the install instructions where they say
nothing about that option...
Anyway, when I thought the problem has been solved, it occurs
something else has got in my way...
This game requires 'PyGTK-2.3.93 or newer' also so I tried to install
it... I downloaded the pygtk-2.4.0 and run
# ./configure --prefix=/usr/lib/python2.4
as in instructions but I always get this line at the end:
# checking whether /usr/lib/python2.4 version >= 2.3... configure:
error: too old
Then I read in the pygtk readme file the next:
If your Python interpreter isn't in the path, or is not called
"python", you can set the PYTHON environment variable to the full path
of the interpreter:
$ export PYTHON
And I entered:
# export PYTHON
But no change.
I just spent so much time trying to search for a solution on the net
but can't afford to loose any more time.
I mean, it is a great game and in my opinion worth all the trouble but
at the moment this just isn't a good use of my time. Maybe some of you
good folks comes up with an idea in the mean time or tells me what I
have been doing wrong.