avoiding long paths to interpreter

Erik Max Francis max at alcyone.com
Thu Jan 16 03:42:46 CET 2003


Tim Cargile wrote:

> There is a FAQ 4.63 from python.org regarding this but,
> as Erik Max Francis has pointed out in this thread, there may be
> limitations w/r '/usr/bin/env' that may eliminate using it and require
> use of the following (as the first three lines of a python module
> that is desired to be run):
> 
>   #! /bin/sh
>   """:"
>   exec python $0 ${1+"$@"}
>   """

This doesn't really resolve the issue; the Python interpreter it invokes
is still PATH-dependent, which was the problem with /usr/bin/env.

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