James Secan james.secan at
Fri Mar 18 16:17:40 UTC 2022

I just recently upgraded one of my machines to macOS 12.3.  It has Python 3.8.9 installed in /usr/bin as python3.  Being a backsliding miscreant, I have the MacPorts Python 2.7 installed as my default (and 3.10 for testing).

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> On Mar 17, 2022, at 9:57 PM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at> wrote:
> Sure. But Tom specifically asked for a Python replacement for macOS 12.3. What happened in macOS 12.3 is that Apple removed /usr/bin/python which was Python 2.7 so I assumed that's what Tom was asking about. If Tom wants to use Python 3, I assume macOS still provides a version of that in /usr/bin/python3. Or he can install any of the python3x ports as you mentioned.

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