[Zope] how to configure Zope to use Python 2.3.3
rodthorburn at wave.co.nz
Mon Feb 16 19:32:27 EST 2004
Thanks to all who replied. My 'work around' was to install Zope 2.7.0, which
comes bundled with Python 2.3.3 . Strangely, I couldn't find any reference
to the Python version used by Zope 2.7.0 on zope.org. I only discovered this
----- Original Message -----
From: "J. Cameron Cooper" <jccooper at jcameroncooper.com>
To: <zope at zope.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 17, 2004 1:21 PM
Subject: Re: [Zope] how to configure Zope to use Python 2.3.3
> robert rottermann wrote:
> > J Cameron Cooper wrote:
> >> Rod Thorburn wrote:
> >>> I am running Zope 2.6.3 (binary release) on win2k, which by default
> >>> installs
> >>> Python 2.1.3 . However, I wish to use Python 2.3.3 and I can't see
> >>> how to
> >>> 'swap' Python instances.
> >> You can call whatever version of Python you want to use when starting
> >> Zope. The binary release of that version makes a 'start' script that
> >> calls the Python binary that comes with it. You can edit that script
> >> to use whatever version of Python you like to execute 'z2.py'. (I
> >> usually make it call a symbolic link that I can change to point at
> >> different Python executables without editing the script.)
> >> Zope 2.6.x may or may not work well with Python 2.3.3. Zope 2.7 is
> >> the release that officially goes to Python 2.3 series. It has a
> >> slightly different scheme for starting, as I recall.
> >> --jcc
> > Is this true?
> > Zope does use compiled c programs which must be linked to the correct
> > Python version.
> Oops. You're right. I guess I never actually switch versions that way.
> Yes, one would also have to run the build script with the target Python,
> as well.
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