This is Python version 3.1
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Python Software Foundation.
All rights reserved.
Python 3.x is a new version of the language, which is incompatible with the
2.x line of releases.
The language is mostly the same, but many details,
especially how built-in objects like dictionaries and strings work, have
changed considerably, and a lot of deprecated features have finally been
On Unix, Linux, BSD, OSX, and Cygwin:
sudo make install
This will install Python as python3.
You can pass many options to the configure script
--help" to find out more.
On OSX and Cygwin, the executable is called
elsewhere it's just python.
On Mac OS X, if you have configured Python with --enable-framework,
you should use "make frameworkinstall" to do the installation.
that this installs the Python executable in a place that is not
normally on your PATH, you may want to set up a symlink in
On Windows, see PCbuild/readme.txt.
If you wish, you can create a subdirectory and invoke configure from
(This will fail if you *also* built at the top-level directory.
should do a "make clean" at the toplevel first.)