Bug 521878 - Fix instances of #!/usr/bin/env python in kernel-devel-packages
Fix instances of #!/usr/bin/env python in kernel-devel-packages
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
5.4
All Linux
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Don Zickus
Boris Ranto
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Blocks: 502912 533192 521940 575965
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Reported: 2009-09-08 11:16 EDT by Issue Tracker
Modified: 2011-01-13 15:53 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-01-13 15:53:14 EST
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change python to use system binary (1.96 KB, patch)
2010-01-22 16:37 EST, Don Zickus
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Description Issue Tracker 2009-09-08 11:16:30 EDT
Escalated to Bugzilla from IssueTracker
Comment 1 Issue Tracker 2009-09-08 11:16:32 EDT
Event posted on 09-08-2009 11:15am EDT by kbaxley

There's a project underway in Fedora 12 to finally resolve the issues
with Red Hat including #!/usr/bin/env python in our python executables:

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/SystemPythonExecutablesUseSystemPython

There's also a Fedora bug opened on this, and comments in there state
that this is a big priority for RHEL6:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=518994

For RHEL5, we've been instructed by Product Management to open bugs on
a package-by-package basis to address the problem.

In this case, the kernel-devel package set in RHEL5 has at least one instance of a
python script containing #!/usr/bin/env python.  

They were found in:

kernel-debug-devel
kernel-xen-devel
kernel-devel
kernel-PAE-devel


This event sent from IssueTracker by kbaxley  [LLNL (HPC)]
 issue 339840
Comment 2 Don Zickus 2010-01-22 16:37:09 EST
Created attachment 386245 [details]
change python to use system binary

This is the patch I just pushed upstream.  It should work for RHEL-5 and RHEL-6 too.
Comment 4 RHEL Product and Program Management 2010-08-27 14:09:24 EDT
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update
release.
Comment 6 Jarod Wilson 2010-09-10 17:38:28 EDT
in kernel-2.6.18-219.el5
You can download this test kernel from http://people.redhat.com/jwilson/el5

Detailed testing feedback is always welcomed.
Comment 10 errata-xmlrpc 2011-01-13 15:53:14 EST
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0017.html

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