[Python-Dev] venv scripts for fish and csh shells

Andrew Svetlov andrew.svetlov at gmail.com
Sun Jul 22 19:39:15 CEST 2012

Sorry for my mistake — there are really no commits for
It's look important for me — but you are release manager.
If you consider the patch as potentially dangerous — I have to agree with you.
You are the master :)

On Sun, Jul 22, 2012 at 7:50 PM, Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
> On 07/22/2012 06:10 PM, Andrew Svetlov wrote:
>> Georg, sorry, I've committed it before you answered.
> After you wrote that you'd wait three days...  anyway, I can't find the
> commit in the repository, so that's fine.
>> If you want, I will revert it back.
>> But, please, describe me why those scripts are to late for 3.3?
>> I strongly checked correctness of both activation script for fish and
>> csh/tsch shells.
>> Works fine.
> "Works fine" is not good enough.  There are hundreds of potential patches
> on the tracker implementing new features of which the same could be said.
>> It's not *new feature*, it is just extending support to csh and fish shells.
> That is a new feature in my view.  If it was an important feature, someone
> would have thought of it while features were allowed.
>> Virtualenv (base for venv) already contains this activation scripts.
>> I just converted those files to venv with replacing virtualenv
>> specific environment variables to schema supported by venv.
>> I see nothing bad for adding to venv support for fish and csh as well
>> as already supported bash/zsh
>> Say again, I triple checked correctness of added scripts. With
>> defining VIRTUAL_ENV_DISABLE_PROMPT as well as without it.
>> My addition is safe, trivial, correct and it is not new feature — just
>> fixing of missing support for widely used shells.
>> Anyway.
>> You are Release Manager — the main person for 3.3 release.
>> If you feel what my changes is potentially dangerous and should be
>> removed from 3.3 — I'll do it.
>> But, please, do benevolent.
> The point of feature freeze is that there are no new features.  Where
> can I draw the line, when everybody argues like that and I agree?
> Georg
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