[New-bugs-announce] [issue10679] "make altinstall" will clobber OS provided scripts
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Sat Dec 11 12:47:38 CET 2010
New submission from Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com>:
"make altinstall" installs "2to3", "pydoc3" and "idle3" without version specific names.
This was at least a deliberate decision in the case of 2to3, but there doesn't appear to be any reason not to use a properly qualified version suffix on the pydoc and idle executables.
nosy: benjamin.peterson, georg.brandl, ncoghlan
priority: release blocker
stage: needs patch
title: "make altinstall" will clobber OS provided scripts
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