How to specify Python version in script?
javier.collado at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 19:28:37 CET 2009
If you are working on linux, you can change the shebang line from:
P.S. If you just want to avoid python 3 while running the latest
python 2.x version, this should also work:
2009/11/11 Benjamin Kaplan <benjamin.kaplan at case.edu>:
> On Wed, Nov 11, 2009 at 12:16 PM, kj <no.email at please.post> wrote:
>> 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.)
>> Is there some way to specify at the very beginning of the script
>> the acceptable range of Python versions?
> min_version = (2,6)
> import sys
> if sys.version_info < min_version :
> print >> stderr, "must be run with at least Python 2.6"
>> 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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