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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@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 19:25:14
Message-Id: 20100318192424.GH13380@gentoo.org
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it by Thomas Sachau
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. -- Fabian Groffen Gentoo on a different level

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