Re: [PATCH] diffconfig: use python3 instead of python in Shebang line

From: Andy Shevchenko
Date: Fri Jan 22 2021 - 05:36:01 EST

On Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 12:07 AM Masahiro Yamada <masahiroy@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 22, 2021 at 5:35 AM Andy Shevchenko
> <andy.shevchenko@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 21, 2021 at 10:31 PM Andy Shevchenko
> > <andy.shevchenko@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:


> > For the record, you seems haven't noticed:
> >
> Ohh, I missed it.
> I know many patches are falling into a crack.
> To respect the first submitter, and it solves
> another file, I just picked up Andy's one.


> I use Ubuntu, where /usr/bin/python is a symlink
> to /usr/bin/python3.

JFYI: on some forums / mailing lists it was discussed and Python
people are against this decision in order to prevent python2 script
breakage on Python3 platform due to Python language nature (you may
not notice problem until you got a traceback at some point).

> I just booted Debian in a VM, and confirmed
> /usr/bin/python no longer exists.
> Thanks for the explanation.

You're welcome!

With Best Regards,
Andy Shevchenko