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Re: Two problems w/ subversion

From: ibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2001-07-11 01:30:10 CEST

Joe Orton wrote:

>On Wed, Jul 11, 2001 at 01:20:10AM +0200, Branko Hibej wrote:
>>Aargh. What if I only have python2 installed? And gen-make.py refers to
>>python. I'm screwed before I even get to configure.
>>Well, bad luck. My hack goes back. :-)
>You could install both again, then gen-make works, and configure picks
>up python2 correctly?
>Works for me...
Sure. I'm not implying we should try to fix gen-make.py, or anything.

Rather, package maintainers should behave nicely, to do this.

    $ ls -l python*
    .... python -> python2
    .... python1-> python1.5.3
    .... python1.5.3*
    .... python2 -> python2.0
    .... python2.0*

Emacs does that, Tcl does that, I don't see why Python couldn't do that.
I don't imagine there are many packages out there that require Python
1.5, but can't work quite well with Python 2.x.

Anyway, this is off-topic here.


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