macOS 12.3 and /usr/bin/python. Status?

Al Varnell alvarnell at
Sat Apr 30 10:26:55 UTC 2022

On Apr 30, 2022, at 12:08 AM, Mike Alexander <mta at> wrote:
> On 23 Apr 2022, at 8:06, Steven Smith wrote:
>> The only issue I’ve seen with the disappearance of macOS native Python is some minor thing my own preliminary calendar-contacts-server configuration—the “fix” in response to the update was just to install the MacPorts version.
> I'm also on 12.3.1 and haven't noticed any problems with anything I've installed from MacPorts.  However there is at least one thing Apple installed that depends on Python.  The Automator action "Combine PDF Pages" fails because it tries to use the copy of Python that has been removed.  See for example  If this matters to you don't upgrade to 12.3.
> Mike

Or just install python.

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