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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] The Python problem
Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 20:53:06
Message-Id: 201106271652.26854.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] The Python problem by Dirkjan Ochtman
On Monday, June 27, 2011 12:00:19 Dirkjan Ochtman wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 17:53, Petteri R├Ąty <betelgeuse@g.o> wrote: > > I like the ruby approach for the reason that it doesn't require users to > > run update scripts like python-updater. > > Sure, but if that means the developers now have to bump every package > in the tree when a new version of Python comes out, I'm not sure > that's the best trade-off.
if that's the requirement, i'd lean towards the python route we have today. especially because python-updater will hit all necessary packages where-as ruby will often not as that requires you to do `emerge -u <all installed packages>`. -mike

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Re: [gentoo-dev] The Python problem Hans de Graaff <graaff@g.o>