[ESS] Installing ESS on CentOS?
rsparapa at mcw.edu
Thu Oct 28 00:24:21 CEST 2010
On 10/27/10 04:55 PM, spencerg wrote:
> Hi, James, et al.:
> I do have root access, but I'm afraid to use it for this: If I make a
> mistake, it might require reinstalling the operating system to fix it.
> I've downloaded and unpacked Python 2.7 as Mike suggested. README said I
> should do "./configure" and "make", which I did. README said, "This
> creates an executable "./python", to install in /usr/local. first do 'su
> root' and then 'make install'." I'm reluctant to do that it might get
> used in place of python 2.4.3. I've renamed the executable "python2.7",
> in case that helps. Then I tried:
> # yum localinstall python2.7
> You need to be root to perform this command.
> Should I try this? If it uses the given name, then it should produce the
> desired parallel install. However, if it uses a name inside the file,
> then it could replace Python 2.4.3 with 2.7, possibly requiring
> reinstalling the operating system to fix the resulting problems.
> Thanks again,
Hi Spencer et al.:
I fear that we have strayed way off the ESS help topic here. Please
take this conversation off the list. Thanks.
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