How to specify Python version in script?

Benjamin Kaplan benjamin.kaplan at case.edu
Wed Nov 11 19:18:39 CET 2009


On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 12:16 PM, kj <no.email at please.post> wrote:
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> I have a script that must be run with Python 2.6.x.  If one tries
> to run it with, say, 2.5.x, *eventually* it runs into problems and
> crashes.  (The failure is quicker if one attempts to run it with
> Python 3.x.)
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> Is there some way to specify at the very beginning of the script
> the acceptable range of Python versions?
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min_version = (2,6)
import sys
if sys.version_info < min_version :
   print >> stderr, "must be run with at least Python 2.6"
   sys.exit(1)


> TIA!
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> kynn
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> P.S. I know that I can hardcode the path to a specific intpreter
> in the #! line, but I'm trying to keep the code a bit more general
> than that.
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