The perils of multiple Pythons

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Mon Apr 30 21:27:46 EDT 2018

On 4/30/2018 5:03 PM, Chris Angelico wrote:
> On Tue, May 1, 2018 at 6:59 AM, justin walters
> <walters.justin01 at> wrote:
>> With Python 3.5+, venv is a built in module. If using a venv, default to
>> using the binary in the venv.
>> That's what I do anyways.
> Yep. Munroe (the author of XKCD) is clearly using a Mac, though, and
> Macs don't ship with Python 3.5+. So there's a bootstrapping problem:
> how do you install a newer Python? There are about half a dozen
> options.
> ChrisA

Terry Jan Reedy

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