Python shebang policy

Gary E. Miller gem at
Tue Mar 20 19:58:40 UTC 2018

Yo Richard!

On Tue, 20 Mar 2018 14:12:29 -0500
Richard Laager via devel <devel at> wrote:

> On 03/20/2018 01:59 PM, Matthew Selsky wrote:
> > Sorry, I'm confused.  Why has this option been rejected?  
> Eric S. Raymond just wrote, "I think your objection to having waf futz
> with them is sound."
> > Also, Richard, as you speaking as a distro packager, or as an
> > individual?  
> In this case, both. It would eliminate this:

Why doens't Debian do this in the environment like other distros?  How
does it handle multiple Pythons at the same time?

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