Subject: Re: PYTHON_VERSION_DEFAULT and installed Python
To: None <>
From: Johnny C. Lam <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/03/2006 04:22:29
On Fri, Jun 02, 2006 at 11:57:01PM +0200, wrote:
> can I remove the current installed checks for python versions and let
> the default only get decided by PYTHON_DEFAULT_VERSION? The current
> behaviour is IMO very error prune and a user can always use
> PYTHON_VERSION_REQD to force a specific Python version.

Yes, please do so.  I would like us to remove all instances of "use
whichever is installed first" from pkgsrc.


	-- Johnny Lam <>