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Date:	Fri, 18 Jul 2014 10:24:14 +0200
From:	Michal Marek <>
To:	Masahiro Yamada <>,
CC:, Tony Luck <>,
	Fenghua Yu <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] kbuild: allow to override Python command name

Dne 18.7.2014 06:40, Masahiro Yamada napsal(a):
> The specification of Python 3 is largely different from that of
> Python 2.
> For example, arch/ia64/scripts/ seems to be written
> in Python 2, not compatible with Python 3.
> It is not a good idea to invoke python scripts with the hard-coded
> command name 'python'. The command 'python' could possibly be
> Python 3 on some systems.
> For that case, it is reasonable to allow to override the command name
> by giving 'PYTHON=python2' from the command line.
> The 'python' in arch/ia64/Makefile should be replaced with '$(PYTHON)'.
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <>
> Cc:

Thanks, applied to kbuild.git#kbuild.


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