[csw-maintainers] Python 2.7

Peter FELECAN pfelecan at opencsw.org
Thu Aug 1 20:16:29 CEST 2013

"Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński" <maciej at opencsw.org> writes:

> 2013/8/1 Peter FELECAN <pfelecan at opencsw.org>:
>> "Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński" <maciej at opencsw.org> writes:
>>> CSWpython - install or not install as you wish
>>> CSWpython27 - install or not install as you wish
>>> CSWpy-foo - when you install it, it will work fine with CSWpython (if
>>> installed) and / or CSWpython27 (if installed). If you install both,
>>> it will work with both.
>>> That's all. Everything works as expected. I don't see what's wrong
>>> with this setup.
>> One thing that I think of: by default, 2.6 is /opt/csw/bin/python. If
>> a module doesn't use a shebang or other wizardry it will fail because it
>> needs 2.7 but gets 2.6
> Modules generally do not and should not have hashbang lines. Only
> executables do. By the time you're loading a module, you've already
> started the interpreter, so the hashbang line doesn't have any
> feasible way of influencing the course of action.
> If there's a module which needs the 2.7 interpreter, it will not
> provide any files in the /opt/csw/lib/python/site-packages or
> /opt/csw/lib/python2.6/site-packages directories.


BTW, have you seen my proposal in
http://lists.opencsw.org/pipermail/maintainers/2013-August/018346.html ?

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