Subject: Re: python binary
To: Berndt Josef Wulf <email@example.com>
From: Greg Troxel <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/10/2005 13:37:13
One thing to keep in mind is:
package looks for python via configure.
package adjusts itself to work with that version.
So from a binary package point of view, I think it's important that if
a package found python X at package building time, it continue to get
is a problem because if some user has python version Y in their $PATH,
then when they run an installed pkg it will execute with Y instead of
So while I see the point that it's inconvenient, I agree that script
paths must be pinned at packaging time.
Greg Troxel <email@example.com>