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Re: multiarch status update

"Olaf van der Spek" <olafvdspek@gmail.com> writes:

> On 5/16/06, Steinar H. Gunderson <sgunderson@bigfoot.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, May 16, 2006 at 02:11:08PM +0200, Olaf van der Spek wrote:
>> >> See the system calls link(2) and symlink(2). The (Essential) coreutils
>> >> package provides a userspace binary /bin/ln which makes these calls
>> >> available to shell scripts.
>> > That's great. Could you tell me how to use those so that script A uses
>> > python 2.3 and script B uses python 2.4 without modifying the scripts?
>> Are you seriously proposing adding runtime python version selection to the
>> kernel?
> I don't care about the implementation details, but if it requires
> kernel support, then yes.

How should the kernel (or any other implementation) know which script
requires which python version without the scripts declaring it?

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