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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-02-21 04:11:27

On Wednesday 21 February 2007 06:12, David Abrahams wrote:
> I notice that "using python" isn't using the standard protocol wherein
> you optionally pass the path to the executable as the 3rd argument:
> using python : 2.5 : /usr/local/python-2.5/bin/python ;
> (this is probably my doing). Should it use that protocol?

That protocol is standard only for compilers, and I think it makes less
sense for libraries. After all, outside of testing python modules,
we have no use for python interpreter binary.

- Volodya

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