This element is deprecated. All distributions support Python 3 so
tools running in the chroot can simply use
Adds a symlink to
/usr/local/bin/dib-python which points at either a
python3 executable as appropriate.
In-chroot scripts should use this as their interpreter
#!/usr/local/bin/dib-python) to make scripts that are compatible
python3. We can not assume
/usr/bin/python exists, as some platforms have started shipping with
only Python 3.
DIB_PYTHON will be exported as the python interpreter. You should
use this instead of
python script.py (e.g.
script.py). Note you can also call
script.py but in some circumstances, such as creating a
it can create somewhat confusing references to
remain in the built image.
This does not install a python if one does not exist, and instead fails.
This also exports a variable
DIB_PYTHON_VERSION which will either be
‘2’ or ‘3’ depending on the python version which dib-python points to.
dib-python interpreter will be removed in
is only intended for build scripts.