Thanks for the reply, and sorry for being away too long. I'm a newb and compiling python3 for my system was my first try at the configure-make-make install process of any program at all. (I used the alt-install alternative. Python3.2 works nicely by itself, side by side 2.6 although Bash short-cuts aren't interpreted in 3.2 ).
I think this is beyond me as I'm just starting out. I'm inclined to wait until PCLOS creates packages (for Python3.x) to install. Editing the config file for 3.2? There are several files. Skimmed through them all, although I understand bits of them, I don't even know what to look for. Yes, there are errors, but they're way beyond my understanding. Some are in C header files.
So, case closed (until further notice).
(I can remove this topic, if desirable)