Upgrading Python in Cpanel Servers

When you required to upgrade python on Cpanel server?

The latest Mailman have some bugs. It need Python version of 2.4.6 at least. But in your centos4/RHEL4 servers the python version is 2.4.3. So for fixing the mail man issue you need to upgrade the python without breaking Yum and other python modules.

Please proceed with the following for upgrading Python

1) Download and install python 2.4.6

# cd /usr/local/src/
# wget http://www.python.org/ftp/python/2.4.6/Python-2.4.6.tgz
# tar -xvzf Python-2.4.6.tgz
# cd Python-2.4.6/
# ./configure –prefix=/usr/local/python.2.4.6/

# make

# make install

2) Configure cpanel for latest Python as follows

# grep python /var/cpanel/cpanel.config
#python=/usr/local/bin/python2.4
python=/usr/local/python.2.4.6/bin/python2.4
3) Now reinstall Mailman
# /scripts/reinstallmailman

Upgrading Python in Cpanel Servers

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