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From: Ben de Groot <yngwin@g.o>
Subject: Re: Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 21:27:50 +0100
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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