This is an old copy of the Python FAQ. The information here may be outdated.

How do I obtain a copy of the Python source?

The latest Python source distribution is always available from

The latest development sources can be obtained via anonymous subversion from

The source distribution is a gzipped tar file containing the complete C source, LaTeX documentation, Python library modules, example programs, and several useful pieces of freely distributable software. This will compile and run out of the box on most Unix platforms, and several other platforms.

Older versions of Python are also available from

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