[Python-apps-team] Bug#527473: Bug#527473: pylint: refers to global python interpreter

Philipp Kern pkern at debian.org
Thu May 7 22:12:33 UTC 2009

On Thu, May 07, 2009 at 11:17:26PM +0200, Piotr Ożarowski wrote:
> [Philipp Kern, 2009-05-07]
> > pylint refers to `/usr/bin/python' in its shebang line.  It would be nice
> > if it could use `/usr/bin/env python' instead, to run under the Python
> > interpreter the user wants.  Use case: if you have a private instance
> > created with python-virtualenv you really don't want to run the global
> > interpreter but the one in your path to find all the libraries in use.
> what about "pylint" module? /usr/bin/pylint imports it and your local
> python will not have access to these files

Oh, it does.  Actually the virtual environment merges the easy_install'ed
stuff with the global ones.  (I.e. prepends eggs and local stuff.)

Kind regards,
Philipp Kern
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