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Bug 101010 - redhat-config-network should use /usr/bin/python
redhat-config-network should use /usr/bin/python
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-network (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Harald Hoyer
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Reported: 2003-07-28 11:06 EDT by jmccann
Modified: 2015-01-14 18:19 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-08-05 04:10:54 EDT
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Description jmccann 2003-07-28 11:06:56 EDT
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Description of problem:
redhat-config-network executes #! /usr/bin/env python.

The redhat-config tools have a very specific set of requirements that are only
satisfied by the official RH install of python (/usr/bin/python).

The redhat-config tools break if the user has another python ahead of
/usr/bin/python in their path.  This is something that we do a lot here in
academia.  We need to custom build python for data analysis, etc.

The redhat-config-* tools should use #!/usr/bin/python explicitly.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. /usr/bin/redhat-control-network


Actual Results:  Can't find required libraries, and when it can it can't find
required symbols.

Expected Results:  Just works.

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