[pacman-dev] [PATCH 2/2] Use the 'configure'd PYTHON to run pactest.

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Fri Dec 20 06:22:09 EST 2013

On 20/12/13 15:30, Jeremy Heiner wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 19, 2013 at 11:35 PM, Andrew Gregory
> <andrew.gregory.8 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 12/19/13 at 03:31pm, Jeremy Heiner wrote:
>>> -#! /usr/bin/python2
>>> +# (no '#!' here because configure picks PYTHON)
>> What is the point of removing this shebang and changing the mode?  The only
>> thing that accomplishes is making it impossible to run directly.
> The intent was stated in the commit message as "to discourage
> well-intentioned reversion"... I.e. without this change it is more
> likely in the future that someone will submit a patch that says
> "Makefile.am can be made simpler by removing the $(PYTHON) from
> PY_LOG_COMPILER since pactest.py is executable." Besides, I wager you
> and me are the only ones who have run pactest directly in the past 6
> months. It's just so much more pleasant to let 'make check' run it and
> format the output nicely.

I'll take that wager!

$ history | grep pactest.py | wc -l


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