[Python-checkins] CVS: python/dist/src/Misc NEWS,1.230,1.231
Guido van Rossum
Wed, 05 Sep 2001 11:43:37 -0700
Update of /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src/Misc
In directory usw-pr-cvs1:/tmp/cvs-serv11436
Describe -E (which was added to 2.2a2).
RCS file: /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src/Misc/NEWS,v
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*** NEWS 2001/09/05 13:44:54 1.230
--- NEWS 2001/09/05 18:43:35 1.231
*** 222,225 ****
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have been assigned now returns an empty dictionary instead of None.
+ - A new command line option, -E, was added which disables the use of
+ all environment variables, or at least those that are specifically
+ significant to Python. Usually those have a name starting with
+ "PYTHON". This was used to fix a problem where the tests fail if
+ the user happens to have PYTHONHOME or PYTHONPATH pointing to an
+ older distribution.