Updating python on mac os x

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Here are some reasons: Along the same lines, the version of Open SSL that comes with mac OS is out-of-date, so we’re going to tell Homebrew to download the latest Open SSL and compile Python with it.

Why bother, you ask, when Apple includes Python along with mac OS?More importantly, since Python 3 is the present and future of all things Python, the examples below assume you have installed Python 3.Let’s say you want to install a Python package, such as the fantastic Virtualenv environment isolation tool.The following command will install Mercurial and hg-git: If the last line in the response is “no problems detected”, then Mercurial has been installed and configured properly.Python packages installed via the steps above are global in the sense that they are available across all of your projects.

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