Bug 4894 - python and python 1.5
python and python 1.5
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: python (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-09-03 16:58 EDT by dedu
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-09-03 17:17:40 EDT
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Description dedu 1999-09-03 16:58:36 EDT
The rpm package for python creates /usr/bin/python and
/usr/bin/python1.5 as separate, identical files.  Wouldn't
it be preferable, to gain disk space, to create python as a
symbolic link to python1.5?

Eugen
Comment 1 Jeff Johnson 1999-09-03 17:17:59 EDT
The two files are hard links:

krusty:~/tmp 445 bash$ rpm -q python
python-1.5.2-4
krusty:~/tmp 446 bash$ ls -al /usr/bin/python*
-rwxr-xr-x   2 root     root       414936 Aug 24 12:07
/usr/bin/python*
-rwxr-xr-x   2 root     root       414936 Aug 24 12:07
/usr/bin/python1.5*

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