[arch-general] shebang for python scripts

Martti Kühne mysatyre at gmail.com
Sun Apr 15 17:37:41 EDT 2012

On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 09:51:44PM +0200, Ralf Schmitt wrote:
> Renaming would work, but I do not see that as an acceptable
> solution. The problem is the shebang and that should be fixed.
> I really fail to see why I even have to explain that stuff. Users should
> be able to install custom interpreters for their favorite scripting
> languages, and they should be able to also put them first in the search
> path without breaking system binaries that happen to be implemented in
> one of those scripting languages. It's easy to fix. Every other
> distribution I know of does this right. Why do the archlinux developers
> fail to see the problem here?

another simple question:
why would you think this problem should not be resolved upstream?


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