[Distutils] Buildout not working with Bash wrapper for `python'

Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Fri Jun 18 18:38:42 CEST 2010

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 05:11:04PM +0100, Gustavo Narea wrote:
> I have a Bash script that wraps our custom-compiled Python interpreter
> to set a couple of required variables, but Buildout is failing to
> install dependencies when that wrapper is used.

Unfortunately this approach will not work.

Buildout generates scripts in bin/ that will try to use your Python as
the interpreter in the #! line.  Linux requires that the interpreter be
a real executable and won't accept a script there.

Marius Gedminas
Si fractum non sit, noli id reficere.
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