Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 521878
Fix instances of #!/usr/bin/env python in kernel-devel-packages
Last modified: 2011-01-13 15:53:14 EST
Escalated to Bugzilla from IssueTracker
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:
There's also a Fedora bug opened on this, and comments in there state
that this is a big priority for RHEL6:
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:
This event sent from IssueTracker by kbaxley [LLNL (HPC)]
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.
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