how to enforce one version of python

Lorenzo Salvadore phascolarctos at
Tue Sep 11 14:56:10 UTC 2018

> Hi,
> There are a number of ports that seem to have their own preferential
> flavour of python, and some for example want to install python27 and
> python36 in the same place, and it's a pain when using portupgrade or
> similar tools.
> I have this in my /etc/make.conf:
> DEFAULT_VERSIONS+= python=2.7
> Is this incorrect? I assume it must be, as for example devel/pylint
> (pylint-py27-1.9.2) wants to upgrade to pylint-py36-2.1.1
> thanks,
> J.

I think the correct line would be the following:

FLAVOR?= py27

Lorenzo Salvadore.

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