[Tutor] Issues In Terminal
bill.debroglie at gmail.com
Mon Sep 27 00:24:07 CEST 2010
On Sep 26, 2010, at 6:06 PM, Marc Tompkins wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 2:55 PM, Bill DeBroglie <bill.debroglie at gmail.com
> > wrote:
> Which is great, but when I try and run the same code in the Terminal
> by calling a program I've written (print("hello world") again) I get
> the following:
> matthews-macbook:Dawson_Book matthewparrilla$ ./chapter_2.py
> ./chapter_2.py: line 4: syntax error near unexpected token
> `"Hello World"'
> ./chapter_2.py: line 4: `print("Hello World")'
> I'm using a Mac OS X 10.5.8. I had previously downloaded Python
> 2.6.5 AND 3.1 and had them both on this computer simultaneously but
> was having trouble with 3.1 crashing. I have since put both in the
> trash but obviously still have 2.6.5 on my system, I assume that was
> the version pre-installed on this Mac.
> I think that's a shell issue, not specifically a Python issue. You
> need to include a line at the top of the script to tell the OS how
> to find the Python interpreter. Try adding this line at the
> #!/usr/bin/env python
Is this what you mean?
matthew-parrillas-macbook:Dawson_Book matthewparrilla$ #!/usr/bin/env
matthew-parrillas-macbook:Dawson_Book matthewparrilla$ ./chapter_2.py
./chapter_2.py: line 1: syntax error near unexpected token `"Hello
./chapter_2.py: line 1: `print("Hello World")'
If so, obviously still no dice.
> Your default Python install probably is NOT installed at /usr/bin/
> python, but there should be a symbolic link there that points to the
> actual location. If not, you'll need to adjust things a bit.
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