[Python-Dev] #!/usr/bin/env python --> python3 where applicable

Tony Nelson tonynelson at georgeanelson.com
Sun Apr 19 06:29:08 CEST 2009

At 20:51 -0700 04/18/2009, Steven Bethard wrote:
>On Sat, Apr 18, 2009 at 8:14 PM, Benjamin Peterson <benjamin at python.org>
>> 2009/4/18 Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com>:
>>> I see a few options:
>>> 1. Abandon the "python" name for the 3.x series and commit to calling it
>>> "python3" now and forever (i.e. actually make the decision that Mitchell
>>> refers to).
>> I believe this was decided on sometime (the sprints?).
>That's an unfortunate decision. When the 2.X line stops being
>maintained (after 2.7 maybe?) we're going to be stuck with the "3"
>suffix forever for the "real" Python.
>Why doesn't it make more sense to just use "python3" only for
>"altinstall" and "python" for "fullinstall"?

Just use python3 in the shebang lines all the time (where applicable ;), as
it is made by both altinstall and fullinstall.  fullinstall also make plain
"python", but that is not important.
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