Python Script Hashplings

Devyn Collier Johnson devyncjohnson at gmail.com
Fri Jul 26 12:41:29 CEST 2013


On 07/25/2013 10:01 AM, Matthew Lefavor wrote:
> The answer is "probably not." If you just want to use the latest 
> version of Python 3 you have installed on your system, use: 
> "#!/usr/bin/python3". When you use the specific minor version numbers, 
> they point to that specific minor version.
>
> Actually, the preferred shebang line is of the form: "#!/usr/bin/env 
> python3". This way the end users can override the interpreter with, 
> say, a virtualenv, rather than being stuck with the system default.
>
>
> On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 9:54 AM, MRAB <python at mrabarnett.plus.com 
> <mailto:python at mrabarnett.plus.com>> wrote:
>
>     On 25/07/2013 14:42, Devyn Collier Johnson wrote:
>
>         If I execute a Python3 script with this haspling
>         (#!/usr/bin/python3.3)
>         and Python3.3 is not installed, but Python3.2 is installed,
>         would the
>         script still work? Would it fall back to Python3.2?
>
>     Why don't you try it?
>
>
>         I hope Dihedral is listening. I would like to see another
>         response from HIM.
>
>
>     -- 
>     http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-list
>
>
>
>

Thanks Matthew Lefavor! But specifically, why use "#!/usr/bin/env 
python3" instead of "#!/usr/bin/python3"?

Mahalo,

DCJ

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