hengist.podd at virgin.net
Sun Feb 6 03:17:29 CET 2005
Bob Ippolito wrote:
>>>It is not possible to solve this problem without changing the way
>>>Python gets installed (making /usr/bin/python a fork-exec stub or shell
>>Any reason for not doing that then? Eliminating this wart would be good.
>It would break bundlebuilder's --standalone option, probably other things.
How so? The change should only add functionality to /usr/bin/python
so that /usr/bin/pythonw is no longer required, allowing the latter
to be deprecated and eventually removed. If changing /usr/bin/python
itself affects BB, patch BB to reflect the change. (Or just deprecate
BB too and tell folk not to use it to build new apps any more. This
should be of relatively little inconvenience to users.)
BTW, what about the sourceforge patches? Would one or both of those
solve the problem any better?
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