Change shebang to ensure Python 2 usage

Asked by Bryan English on 2018-08-11

I think we should change the shebang line to ensure Python 2 usage, as I have 3 set as default. This will produce and error as the statvfs package is deprecated, but available, in 2 and removed in 3. The error this produces in Deja Dup is "could not understgand duplicity version".

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2018-08-11
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2018-08-21

It is released in source form with python2 in the shebang. The setup.py we use does not change it. This sounds like a packaging issue. What source did you use?

Bryan English (irateswami) said : #2

It was installed via the Deja Dup program automatically, so this is probably an issue with them. Had I installed via apt the binary would have been different?

I'm going to convert this to a bug against Ubuntu's duplicity (upstream from me). It seems to be an error in packaging.

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