[wingide-users] Default Python Executable

Charles Hartman charles.hartman at conncoll.edu
Wed Oct 4 11:01:47 MDT 2006


On Oct 4, 2006, at 12:43 PM, James Matthews wrote:

> yes but try removing python for the path and then doing a clean  
> install
>

But ABSOLUTELY don't remove the Apple-installed Python. (Obscure  
stuff will break.) Just get the pythonmac.org version and install it.  
The newest installers fix the path problem, as I recall.

> On 10/4/06, Sheila King <Sheila at thinkspot.net> wrote:
>
> On Oct 4, 2006, at 7:28 AM, Wingware Support wrote:
>
> > Humberto Diogenes wrote:
> >>   I tried to set the "debug.python-exec" preference to Python 2.4
> >> as default on Mac OS X but it didn't work.
> >> ...
> >>   If I set the path directly in the project preferences it works,
> >> but for obvious reasons I don't want to have 2.3 as default.
> >
> > The python executable is a project setting and not a preference so
> > it must be set in the project.  The default python on Unix-like
> > systems is the one executed when 'python' is run.  You may want to
> > set up your PATH so python executes the version you want, though
> > I've had a surprisingly difficult time finding an easy way to do
> > this on OS X.
>
> I recently was dealing with this also on Mac OS X. I set my default
> Python path to
> /usr/local/bin/python
> to get the 2.4.3 to be default.
>
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