Liming and Laszlo, What if we add a 4th option to the environment variable - the path to a specific python interpreter for use.
-Jaben > -----Original Message----- > From: edk2-devel [mailto:edk2-devel-boun...@lists.01.org] On Behalf Of > Gao, Liming > Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2019 6:23 AM > To: Laszlo Ersek <ler...@redhat.com>; Ni, Ray <ray...@intel.com>; edk2- > de...@lists.01.org; leif.lindh...@linaro.org; af...@apple.com; Kinney, > Michael D <michael.d.kin...@intel.com> > Subject: Re: [edk2] [RFC] Edk2 BaseTools Python3 Migration Update > > Laszlo: > Yes. This can be supported. But, I don't know what purpose to specify > python minor version of Python3. Current implementation in Python3 branch > always tries to find the high version installed in OS. For example, Python3.4, > Python3.7 are both installed, Python3.7 will be chosen. Does this policy meet > with your usage? > > Thanks > Liming > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Laszlo Ersek [mailto:ler...@redhat.com] > > Sent: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 3:04 AM > > To: Gao, Liming <liming....@intel.com>; Ni, Ray <ray...@intel.com>; edk2- > de...@lists.01.org; leif.lindh...@linaro.org; > > af...@apple.com; Kinney, Michael D <michael.d.kin...@intel.com> > > Subject: Re: [edk2] [RFC] Edk2 BaseTools Python3 Migration Update > > > > On 01/07/19 14:41, Gao, Liming wrote: > > > Ray: > > > I think this proposal is good to recommend Python3 as the default > interpreter. I summary the updated proposal. > > > > > > 1. PYTHON3_ENABLE env is not set. edksetup.bat/edksetup.sh will find > higher version python installed in OS. If Python3 is found, > > Python3 will be used. Then, if python2 is found, and python2 is used. If not > found, report error and stop build. This will change the > > default python interpreter from Python2 to Python3 when they both are > installed. > > > 2. PYTHON3_EANBLE env is set to TRUE. edksetup.bat/edksetup.sh will > find Python3. If Python3 is found, Python3 will be used. If not > > found, report error and stop build. > > > 3. PYTHON3_ENABLE env is set to not TRUE. edksetup.bat/edksetup.sh > will find Python2. If Python2 is found, Python2 will be used. If > > not found, report error and stop build. > > > Once Python is found, edksetup.bat/edksetup.sh and build tool will both > print message to let user aware which version python tool is > > used in this build. > > > > If we're going for this level of flexibility, I'd like to suggest / > > request another improvement. Some Linux distros intend to accommodate > > multiple Python3 versions at the same time (this is not a typo; I don't > > mean Python2+Python3, but multiple Python3 versions). So basically I'd > > suggest that we offer a method for specifying a python version > > (2/3/auto-detect), plus, in case a specific major version is specified, > > that we allow the user to specify the precise interpreter pathname too. > > > > Thanks, > > Laszlo > _______________________________________________ > edk2-devel mailing list > firstname.lastname@example.org > https://lists.01.org/mailman/listinfo/edk2-devel _______________________________________________ edk2-devel mailing list email@example.com https://lists.01.org/mailman/listinfo/edk2-devel