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From: 320095285153-0001@... (Achim Gottinger)
Subject: Re: Re: Python Probs
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 11:07:39 +0100
"Jerry A!" wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 12, 2001 at 08:57:17AM +0100, Achim Gottinger wrote:
> :
> : Do you think we need sys-devel/python-basic?  I think we can remove it
> : because we still have dev-lang/python.  In opposit to perl, python is
> : not required to build anythin in sys so we don't need python-basic any
> : longer.
>
> If I read Dan's previous e-mail correctly, it's dev-lang/python that
> should be going away.  Though, I do believe that now that we have
> sys-devel/python we can do away with sys-devel/python-basic.
>
>         --Jerry

Hmm, I always thought sys should contain everything that's required for
building itself and everything that's
required for a minimum runtime system.
dev-lang/python includes tcl-tk support, sys-devel/python not otherwise we
must must xfree/tcl-tk to sys
which is a bad idea.
So dev-langy/python can not go away.
But in sys we only need spython with a basic set of libs. Libs must be
placed in /lib because spython is used
by env-update which is called during boot and so it must work without /usr
mounted.

-Achim-

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