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  1. Spark
  2. SPARK-13350

Configuration documentation incorrectly states that PYSPARK_PYTHON's default is "python"

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    • Type: Documentation
    • Status: Resolved
    • Priority: Trivial
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 1.6.1, 2.0.0
    • Component/s: Documentation
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      Description

      The configuration documentation states that the environment variable PYSPARK_PYTHON has a default value of python:

      http://spark.apache.org/docs/latest/configuration.html

      In fact, the default is python2.7:

      https://github.com/apache/spark/blob/4f60651cbec1b4c9cc2e6d832ace77e89a233f3a/bin/pyspark#L39-L45

      The change that introduced this was discussed here:

      https://github.com/apache/spark/pull/2651

      Would it be possible to highlight this in the documentation?

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            • Assignee:
              chrisaycock Christopher Aycock
              Reporter:
              chrisaycock Christopher Aycock
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