Congratulations on getting this far. :-)
To start building right away (on UNIX): type "./configure" in the
-current directory and when it finishes, type "make". The section
-`Build instructions' below is still recommended reading, especially
-the part on customizing Modules/Setup.
+current directory and when it finishes, type "make". This creates an
+executable "./python"; to install in /usr/local, first do "su root"
+and then "make install".
+The section `Build Instructions' below is still recommended reading,
+especially the part on customizing Modules/Setup.
module now needs the -lcrypt option. The setup.py script
takes care of this automatically.
+Red Hat Linux: There's an executable /usr/bin/python which is Python
+ 1.5.2 on most Red Hat installations; several key Red Hat tools
+ require this version. Python 2.1.x may be installed as
+ /usr/bin/python2. The Makefile installs Python as
+ /usr/local/bin/python, which may or may not take precedence
+ over /usr/bin/python, depending on how you have set up $PATH.
FreeBSD 3.x and probably platforms with NCurses that use libmytinfo or
similar: When using cursesmodule, the linking is not done in
the correct order with the defaults. Remove "-ltermcap" from