`port select python` and qtwebengine

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Sun Jun 2 15:59:47 UTC 2019

On Jun 2, 2019, at 10:03, René J.V. Bertinwrote:

> I just learned that the QtWebEngine build process has a hard dependency on python 2 and cannot be configured to use a specific python interpreter exclusively. In other words, it fails if a user apparently used `port select python` to make a python 3 interpreter the default one.

As a side note, as I understand it, it is a user error to make "python" a symlink to Python 3; it should always be Python 2. Going forward, use a "python2" symlink for Python 2 and use a "python3" symlink for Python 3.


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