Hello, on SO there is a conversation about multiple versions of Julia and the need to have a separate JULIA_DEPOT_PATH environmental variable for each of them.
The fact is that I have been using Julia for several years now on Linux by just symlinking the julia executable e.g.
~/bin/julia1.4 -> ~/lib/julia-1.4.2/bin/julia,
~/bin/julia1.6 -> ~/lib/julia-1.6.3/bin/julia,
~/bin/julia -> ~/bin/julia1.6 and I have used multiple versions of Julia sometimes also at the same time on different terminal windows without any problem.
So, is it really that I has been so “lucky” all this time or multiple Julia versions can coexist on a system without changing the environmental variables ? Maybe is it only for Linux ? Maybe there would be troubles for Conda (I use the python system installation) ?