[Pythonmac-SIG] Steps needed to get cvs2svn working on Panther or Tiger (solution)
ronaldoussoren at mac.com
Mon Sep 18 22:04:34 CEST 2006
On Sep 18, 2006, at 9:42 PM, Bob Ippolito wrote:
> On 9/18/06, Christopher Barker <Chris.Barker at noaa.gov> wrote:
>> Gerben Wierda wrote:
>>>> what shell are you using?
>>> bash (default shell). But my env has not been changed by the
>>> Universal pkg.
>>> hermione-a:~ gerben$ which python
>>> I also would wonder if that would be something that the
>>> Universal .pkg
>>> should do. It would mean that I would get a new python when I call
>>> system utitlities that use Python from the command line (because it
>>> would have to be inserted at the start of my PATH and that is
>>> taken as not the right thing to do)
>> A) system scripts should have the path to Python hard coded:
>> B) The installer is only supposed to alter your login shell PATH, so
>> anything called by the system won't be effected.
>>> But anyway, Universal pkg did not set up my PATH for my command
>>> line shell.
>> Ronald and/or Bob: isn't it supposed to have? I know it did mine:
> There's three different login scripts that bash can use.. The 2.4.3
> postflight script knows how to patch .profile and .bash_profile... but
> if a .bash_login exists and .bash_profile does not exist then it will
> create a .profile that is never used. Perhaps that is what happened?
Could be. The script that does the patching is installed into /
Application/MacPython 2.4, if someone that knows about all of the
details of the startup sequence of bash could have a look at that
script I'd appreciate it; that way we could have a fully correct
script for 2.4.4 and 2.5.1.
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