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From: Ben de Groot <yngwin@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 20:27:59
Message-Id: e117dbb91003181327n6c7e7541va47b51429ab8fa3b@mail.gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it by Fabian Groffen
On 18 March 2010 20:24, Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o> wrote:
> On 18-03-2010 20:20:02 +0100, Thomas Sachau wrote: >> There are 2 ways to fix this issue: >> >> -fix the dependency string for those packages (including the lines in distutils.eclass) >> >> or (since Arfrever claims current portage behaviour is wrong) >> -change portage behaviour to be satisfied with a python slot and to not require other slots. > > Since the last option will take time in any case, I guess the first > option is the best to achieve the desired goal: make sure Python 3 stays > as far away as possible from any system that doesn't need it.
And the best way to do that is to package.mask it. Cheers, -- Ben de Groot Gentoo Linux Qt project lead developer

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