[Python-Dev] ConfigParser patches

Raymond Hettinger python at rcn.com
Sun Oct 3 03:14:07 CEST 2004

> I was in fact thinking of the -m proposal when I wrote that...

The timing does suck.

> It's so easy to define an alias or use a one-line shell script for
> invoking Python with a full pathname that I'm really not sure I like
> the -m idea, 

My understanding was that it wasn't about a full pathname to python, it
was about searching sys.path for the darned script so us poor Windows
guys don't have to change directories a million times a day (no aliases
or shebangs for us either).

I have a big pile of batch files just to invoke timeit, texchecker,
profile, etc.  It bites the big one.

If the patch doesn't get worked out for Py2.4, I hope it doesn't get

> Supporting it with packages seems insanity.

No doubt.


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