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Recipients brett.cannon, erdban fed, python-dev, tinchester, vinay.sajip, xiang.zhang, 鄭景文
Date 2016-06-30.19:54:05
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Thanks for dealing with this, Brett, your efforts are appreciated. :)

On Thu, Jun 30, 2016 at 9:24 PM Brett Cannon <> wrote:

> Brett Cannon added the comment:
> Activation doesn't "load" the Python interpreter in the venv; all it does
> is tweak shell variables to put the interpreter in venv early on PATH. I
> personally never use the activate.* scripts and simply directly execute the
> Python interpreter, e.g. venv/bin/python. The only other thing the
> activation script does that potentially changes semantics is the setting of
> $PYTHONHOME which can do manually if you need that specific bit of
> functionality.
> You have to realize that there are over 5,000 issues open on
> We are all volunteers working on Python and we do our
> best to get through issues, but we just don't get to everything on the
> timeframe people prefer. I realize this issue is important to you, but
> basically every reported issue is important to someone so every time we
> prioritize anything over something else we are upsetting someone somewhere.
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