Petr Viktorin

Senior Software Engineer

Petr leads the Python maintenance team at Red Hat. He teaches Python in community courses, and is a CPython core developer.

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.2 brings faster Python 3.8 run speeds

Improve Python 3.8's run speed by 30% in RHEL 8.2 by compiling with GCC's -fno-semantic-interposition flag.


Python in RHEL 8

To install Python, type `yum install python3`. To run Python, type `python3`. What you need to know for using Python in RHEL 8.