[libclc] r200413 - Enforce python2 for systems that use python3 as their default.
daniel.liew at imperial.ac.uk
Thu Jan 30 08:55:20 PST 2014
> Was the original purpose of this patch to fix the build with python3?
> If yes, is there some other solution?
Yes python3 (configure.py doesn't work with this) is my default but I
have python2 installed too (which configure.py does work with).
A solution would be to clean up the python script to work correctly
with Python 3.x and 2.7.x but I was feeling lazy so I just changed the
shebang to use /usr/bin/python2 . I'm not sure if it's possible to
support 2.4 (eurgh... that's almost 10 years old) all the way to 3.3.
I and other in my situation quite easily just do
$ python2 ./configure.py
instead with the old shebang in configure.py and things work fine.
It's more just a convenient to not have to write ``python2``. If it is
causing too many issues you can simply revert r200413.
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