pythonbrew is a Python module to automate the building and installation of Python in the users HOME.
pythonbrew is based on perlbrew.
Following python version is required to use pythonbrew:
2.4 < = Python < 3
The recommended way to download and install pythonbrew is to run these statements in your shell.:
After that, pythonbrew installs itself to ~/.pythonbrew, and you should follow the instruction on screen to setup your .bashrc or .cshrc to put it in your PATH.
If you need to install pythonbrew into somewhere else, you can do that by setting a PYTHONBREW_ROOT environment variable.:
pythonbrew command [options]
Install some Pythons:
pythonbrew install 2.6.6
pythonbrew install Python-2.5.5
pythonbrew install --configure="CC=gcc_4.1" Python-2.6.6
pythonbrew install --no-setuptools Python-2.6.6
pythonbrew install http://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.7/Python-2.7.tgz
Switch python in the $PATH:
pythonbrew switch 2.6.6
pythonbrew switch Python-2.5.5
List the available install versions of Python:
pythonbrew list 2.6
pythonbrew list 3.0
Uninstall some Pythons:
pythonbrew uninstall 2.6.6
Remove stale source folders and archives:
Upgrades pythonbrew to the latest version:
install < version >
Build and install the given version of Python.
Setuptools and pip is automatically installed.
options: --force, --no-setuptools and --configure.
List the installed versions of python.
switch < version >
Switch to the given version.
list < version >
List the available install version of python.
Uninstall the given version of python.
Remove stale source folders and archives.
Upgrades pythonbrew to the latest version.
-f | --force
Force installation of a Python.
-C | --configure
Custom configure options.
-n | --no-setuptools
Skip installation of setuptools.
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Fixed issue #62,#70 Pythonbrew's bashrc $PATH error
· Fixed issue #74,#76 pythonbrew does not update $PYTHONPATH when changing environments
· Fixed issue #75 Replace the absolute path of the user's home with $HOME
· Fixed issue #68 update to 1.2 fails on OS X 10.7.3