April 24, 2012 | By Regaz.
This Article will Guide you Through Python Multi-Versions Installation, Setup and Management.
The Easiest Way on Installing and Managing Python macOS X is Prepared by Installing and Updating the Macports.
So to Make your Developer Way and Experience Easier and more Pleasant on a BSD Based macOS X I Strongly Encourage you to Setup and Use the MacPorts for Installing and Managing Packages.
The General Command Form for Installing a Package by the MacPorts take the Form:
sudo port install <packagename>
The Fundamental 2 Steps for Successfully Managing a Python Multi-Version Installing are:
Setup the PATH
Switch Between Python Versions by the Macports select Command
To Strongly Setup the Python PATH you should Edit the Main Shell Configuration Files:
Inserting Near to the Top of Both the Following Configuration Line:
If you Make your Changes on Terminal be Sure after to Re-Load the Shell…
After to Change/Switch between Python Versions you simply Perform on Terminal:
sudo port select --set python <X.Y>
sudo port select --set python python27
To Find the Python Versions Currently, at your Disposal on the System:
port select --list python
To Show the Python Version Currently, Active on the System:
port select --show python
If you Correctly Setup the Path after All Should Work like a Charm ;)
Another Interesting Mac-Python Tutorial is Here: