CentOS 5.x comes with python 2.4 preinstalled. I'd like to use a newer version, but I don't want to break anything.
How should I install a newer version without causing problems?
How can I force mod_python to use newer python, instead of 2.4 ?
Python 2.6 is available via EPEL. To enable EPEL for your box, just do a:
Then, to install Python 2.6:
there is also a mod_python from there too:
To find additional packages:
You can compile python2.x with another user (i use py26 as username) by