[Distutils] Shebang lines, /usr/bin/python, and PEP394

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Fri Jul 26 22:27:32 CEST 2013

On Jul 26, 2013, at 08:38 PM, Paul Moore wrote:

>There are cases where it's useful and appropriate

Sure, I don't disagree.  Just that I think the general rule should be:

* Use /usr/bin/env in your source tree
* Use /usr/bin/$python when installed

I think those rules cover the majority of cases.  Any automatic shebang
rewriting must be selectable.  I'd argue for default-rewrite with an option to

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