[Python-3000] should Python 3's executable install as 'python'?
phd at phd.pp.ru
Wed Mar 5 20:18:43 CET 2008
On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 12:11:50PM -0600, skip at pobox.com wrote:
> Guido> Actually I believe the conclusion was that "make install" should
> Guido> be have like "make altinstall". Now that I think about it I
> Guido> believe there should be *no* way to install it as just "python"
> Guido> -- that's just encouraging people to do something dumb.
> Well, whoever updates the Makefile will need to update the README file as
> well. I checked in a change earlier describing how to properly install
> multiple versions using the altinstall target.
> If, in the future, the install target does what the altinstall target does
> today, what should the target that does what the install target does today?
> (???, install) = (install, altinstall)
forceinstall? dangerous-install? damaging-install? (half-wink ;)
Oleg Broytmann http://phd.pp.ru/ phd at phd.pp.ru
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