[Distutils] pythonv: let's also make sure the standard Python install includes an "isolated" python

Carl Meyer carl at oddbird.net
Fri Mar 18 15:37:22 CET 2011

On 03/17/2011 09:33 PM, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Mar 17, 2011, at 07:53 PM, Carl Meyer wrote:
>> * <executable-name> has the extension stripped on Windows, but not
>> otherwise.
> It should probably also have the extension stripped on OS X too.

Hmm, really? What extension does the executable typically have on OS X
that ought to be stripped? I don't use OS X or have access to it, so
happy to defer to those who know better, but when I've worked on others'
OS X machines I think the binary has usually been just "python". I
figured OS X was in the same boat as Linux, that if you've named your
symlink python.foo you probably did it intentionally to distinguish it
from another binary/symlink, and that shouldn't be stripped.


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