[Python-Dev] Re: [ Patch #100719 ] Use '#!/usr/bin/env python' in scripts
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Tue, 4 Jul 2000 13:40:56 -0400 (EDT)
Fredrik Lundh writes:
> This patch suggests changing /usr/local/bin/python to
> /usr/bin/env python in cgi.py and faqwiz.py. Note
> that both scripts are CGI scripts, and the FAQ has the
> following to say about that:
> Note -- *don't* do this for CGI scripts. The $PATH
> variable for CGI scripts is often very minimal, so
> you need to use the actual absolute pathname of
> the interpreter.
> -1, in other words (assuming that the FAQ is correct)
The FAQ is correct.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at beopen.com>
BeOpen PythonLabs Team Member