Bug#234876: gdesklets may not use the expected python interpreter

Sylvain Thénault Sylvain Thénault , 234876@bugs.debian.org
Thu, 26 Feb 2004 12:51:50 +0100

On Thursday 26 February à 12:36, Martin Grimme wrote:
> Am Do, den 26.02.2004 schrieb Sylvain Thenault um 11:53:
> > /usr/bin/gdesklets use "#!/usr/bin/env python" instead of
> > "#!/usr/bin/pythonX.Y" where X.Y is the default python version.
> #! /usr/bin/env python
> is IMHO more portable than the hard-coded version
> #! /usr/bin/pythonX.Y
> That's why I'm the using the first variant always. If that causes
> trouble on Debian systems, the Debian maintainer can change this,
> of course.

the problem is that installing gdesklets install libraries for the
default python version. If a user override "python" in its environment
to get another python version by default, gdesklets will fail since it
won't find the librairies. See the section 1.3 of the debian python

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