[gst-devel] Re: [gst-cvs] thomasvs gstreamer: gstreamer/docs/devhelp/

Thomas Vander Stichele thomas at apestaart.org
Fri May 3 15:23:04 CEST 2002

> This is broken on Debian systems.  Debian has python1.5, python2.1,
> python2.2.  And 'python' is linked to python2.1 at the moment.  There
> used to be a 'python2' but that naming was abandoned because it is
> ambiguous with 2.0, 2.1, 2.2 all on the same system.

Hm, that's too bad.  wingo had python2, but if not everyone has it it's a 
problem.  python sucks !

> I'm not sure what the proper way to handle this is.  Could do autoconf
> macros to detect the bin name and generate from a html2xml.py.in file...
> yuck.

yeah, I'm gonna do that then.

> Why did you change from the recommended "#!/usr/bin/env python" form?

basically, because it fails spectacularly when you don't even have python 



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