[Python-ideas] pythonv / Python path

Oleg Broytman phd at phd.pp.ru
Sun Oct 24 17:40:05 CEST 2010

On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 05:12:35PM -0700, Brett Cannon wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 15:16, Ian Bicking <ianb at colorstudy.com> wrote:
> > #! doesn't work with a Python target, otherwise it would be easy to
> > implement in Python.  #! is awful.
> As in a #! can't target a Python script that has been chmod'ed to be executable?

   It also handles parameters in strange ways. One can write

#!/usr/bin/pytnon -O

   but not

#!/usr/bin/env pytnon -O

   Some operating systems understand that, some ignore -O completely, but
most OSes interpret "python -O" as one parameter and emit
"/usr/bin/env: python -O: No such file or directory" error.

     Oleg Broytman            http://phd.pp.ru/            phd at phd.pp.ru
           Programmers don't die, they just GOSUB without RETURN.

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