Why can't I select the Mountain Lion Python 2.7?
jasperfrumau at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 17:16:02 PDT 2012
> PS: I'm increasingly becoming more opposed to mailing lists - they require
> so much setup. Is this community also active on
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/macports ? I find Stack
> Overflow to be a much more natural place for these sorts of Q&As, with
> mailing lists being reserved for discussions (Google Groups is easily the
> most superior choice).
I normally get answers here way quicker on the mailing list as all the
experts are here. Asked a question on Stack Overflow as well, but got it
answered through the mailing list in the end.
> On 9 Aug 2012, at 00:09, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 7:01 PM, Sam Halliday <sam.halliday at gmail.com>
> > Furthermore, is it possible to install "subversion-python27bindings"
> > the system Python 2.7?
> > No it is not, no this is not a bug, no it will not be "fixed". This is
> also why there's no mechanism to select the system python (although it
> wouldn't be that difficult to add one, it's usually a bad idea).
> > https://trac.macports.org/wiki/FAQ#ownlibs (and most of the questions
> around it)
> > Homebrew was the most recent attempt by someone to pretend that avoiding
> the system-installed stuff is "just being stupid" or whatever. It, like
> everyone else, has switched to installing and managing its own ecosystem.
> > --
> > brandon s allbery
> allbery.b at gmail.com
> > wandering unix systems administrator (available) (412) 475-9364
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