This directory contains a Makefile that will create a couple of python-related
applications (fullblown OSX .app applications, that is) in
3", and a hidden helper application Python.app
+"/Applications/MacPython 2.", and a hidden helper application Python.app
inside the Python.framework, and unix tools "python" and "pythonw" into
/usr/local/bin. In addition it has a target "installmacsubtree" that installs
the relevant portions of the Mac subtree into the Python.framework.
This sequence will put the framework in /Library/Framework/Python.framework,
-the applications in /Applications/MacPython 2.5 and the unix tools in
+the applications in /Applications/MacPython 2.5 and the unix tools in
Installing in another place, for instance $HOME/Library/Frameworks if you have
no admin privileges on your machine, has only been tested very lightly. This
can be done by configuring with --enable-framework=$HOME/Library/Frameworks.
-The other two directories, /Applications/MacPython-2.3 and /usr/local/bin, will
-then also be deposited in $HOME. This is sub-optimal for the unix tools, which
-you would want in $HOME/bin, but there is no easy way to fix this right now.
-Note that there are no references to the actual locations in the code or
-resource files, so you are free to move things around afterwards. For example,
-you could use --enable-framework=/tmp/newversion/Library/Frameworks and use
-/tmp/newversion as the basis for an installer or something.
+The other two directories, "/Applications/MacPython 2.5" and /usr/local/bin,
+will then also be deposited in $HOME. This is sub-optimal for the unix tools,
+which you would want in $HOME/bin, but there is no easy way to fix this right
If you want to install some part, but not all, read the main Makefile. The
frameworkinstall is composed of a couple of sub-targets that install the
There is an extra target frameworkinstallextras that is not part of the
normal frameworkinstall which installs the Demo and Tools directories
3, this is useful for binary distributions.
+into /Applications/MacPython2., this is useful for binary distributions.
What do all these programs do?