[osgeo4w-dev] Python 2.6

Frank Warmerdam warmerdam at pobox.com
Tue Jan 5 20:13:49 EST 2010

Patrick Cullen wrote:
> Hi, Are there plans to move to a more recent version of Python (2.6)? 
> Until then, how would I go about installing a more recent version.  Is 
> it as simple as copying the contents of c:\python26 into 
> c:\osgeo4w\apps\ and then changing PYTHONHOME in the python.bat to use 
> my new version? 


I believe all the python extensions with compiled C code would
need to be recompiled for Python 2.6 so generally speaking it is a
major change to upgrade OSGeo4W to a new major version of Python.

I do not expect this to occur in the near future.

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