Change Python Version
Python plays a major role at Mozilla; much of our website backends and tooling are written in the powerful language. Want to build Firefox? You'll need to make sure you have the proper Python version, which I recently found out had been upgraded.
Despite installing and verifying I had the version of python I needed, the default version was still an older version and the build was failing. I know that there are python version managers and symlinking tricks, but I wanted the easiest and most explicit possible way to set a default python version, and I did it with an entry to
The directive above sends
python calls to
python3 and thus I can specify the python version with this entry. There are many ways to accomplish this goal but this one works great for me!