Thu Dec 23 08:50:54 GMT 2021
On 23.12.2021 09:28, Russell VT wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 23, 2021 at 12:52 AM Marco Atzeri > wrote:
> On 23.12.2021 06:50, Russell VT wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 21, 2021 at 6:34 AM Achim Gratz <Stromeko@nexgo.de
> <mailto:Stromeko@nexgo.de>> wrote:
> >> Marco Atzeri writes:
> >>> Without Python 3.9 installed python3 should link by default to the
> >>> next in the line (likely 3.8)
> >> While python3 still defaults to python38 alternatives should
> >> prioritize 38 over 39?
> > That's how I "fixed" mercurial on my own installation, as it was
> > complaining about missing the "parsers" module, from inside the
> Python 3.9
> > libraries, IIRC.
> Thanks for the report.
> It is caused by:
> $ head /usr/bin/hg -n 20
> ^^ default 3.9
> libdir = '../lib/python3.8/site-packages'
> ^^ but really need 3.8
> Thanks... python3 defaults to whatever you have "alternatives" set to...
> looks like python's libdir doesn't quite obey those alternatives, though?
not in this case as Mercurial is not version agnostic
and it is setting its own specific "libdir"
$ cygcheck -l mercurial | grep "usr/lib" | head
> No surprise is not working.
> A simple workaround is:
> Simpler (and more-complete) workaround is:
> % /usr/sbin/alternatives.exe --set python3 /usr/bin/python3.8
my workaround solve the specific hg issue, until its repacking.
Alternatives can not support two different programs that need different
> Cheers -
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