Python shebang policy

Gary E. Miller gem at
Tue Mar 20 19:57:09 UTC 2018

Yo Richard!

On Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:13:01 -0500
Richard Laager via devel <devel at> wrote:

> On 03/20/2018 02:02 PM, Gary E. Miller via devel wrote:
> >> I would prefer to see a ./waf configure option (with the default
> >> being some sort of autodetection). That is, I want to be able to do
> >> something like this:
> >>
> >> ./waf configure --with-python=/usr/bin/python3  
> > It already does that.  
> It definitely does not set the shebangs:

Well, if you are back to wanting shebang minging, then you can't use
--python as it obviouslly does something different, and useful.  

For back/sideways compatibility it would need to be a new option.

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