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Author barry
Recipients Anthony Sottile, Chris Billington, Ivan.Pozdeev, Peter L3, SilentGhost, __Vano, barry, brett.cannon, cheryl.sabella, christian.heimes, eric.smith, eric.snow, ethan smith, ionelmc, jaraco, mhammond, ncoghlan, pitrou, steve.dower, takluyver, terry.reedy, veky
Date 2019-03-07.18:03:03
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On Mar 7, 2019, at 07:38, Steve Dower <> wrote:
> Steve Dower <> added the comment:
> There are two features here, let's be clear about what we're removing.
> * extending sys.path with static (perhaps relative) directories
> * arbitrary code execution (following "import " statements)
> Only Barry wants to remove the first one, and the rest of us will push back hard enough to keep him in check ;)

Not true!  I’m okay with keeping the path extension feature, albeit with improvements:

* Loading of .pth files and path extension should be expressed in verbose (`python -v`) output
* It should be possible to much more easily debug .pth file loading (I believe there is a PR for this but
  I haven’t had time to look at it yet)
* It should be possible to prevent .pth file loading, likely via interpreter switch or environment
  variable, akin to -s/-S
Date User Action Args
2019-03-07 18:03:03barrysetrecipients: + barry, mhammond, brett.cannon, terry.reedy, jaraco, ncoghlan, pitrou, eric.smith, christian.heimes, ionelmc, SilentGhost, __Vano, eric.snow, takluyver, steve.dower, veky, Ivan.Pozdeev, Anthony Sottile, ethan smith, cheryl.sabella, Chris Billington, Peter L3
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