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Re: [gpsd-dev] Python Shebang Lines

From: Fred Wright
Subject: Re: [gpsd-dev] Python Shebang Lines
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2016 15:49:44 -0800 (PST)

On Tue, 27 Dec 2016, Eric S. Raymond wrote:

> Fred Wright <address@hidden>:
> > I wanted to post this here to make sure nobody screams before pushing the
> > change to the main repo.
> I consider this approach overcomplicated and brittle.
> It's better, and easier, to write your Python so that it adapts to whatever
> interpreter it sees.

Will you please read what I wrote, explaining why "adapts" is not
possible.  When the Python it's running with lacks the libraries it
needs, how is it supposed to "adapt"?

If anything is "brittle", it's *not* binding the program at install time
to the Python that has the libraries.

Fred Wright

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