16 Aug 2001 16 Aug '01
The build_scripts command changes the #! line of Python scripts to match the Python installation being used to run the setup.py script. Currently it only fixes lines of the form #!/a/b/c/python, but leaves '#!/usr/bin/env python' alone. It used to also change #!/usr/bin/env lines, but I changed that behaviour because I think it's wrong and leaves you with no way at all to install a script that uses /usr/bin/env .
A bug caused by this is at http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=409430&grou... I think this is a silly use case, where you want pydoc to use a different Python from the default interpreter you get by running 'python', but will bow to the SIG's opinion.
So, fix /usr/bin/env lines or not?
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