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From: Thomas Sachau <tommy@g.o>
Subject: Re: Packages pulling in python-3*, also they dont require it
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 20:47:35 +0100
On 03/18/2010 08:33 PM, Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis wrote:
> 2010-03-18 20:20:02 Thomas Sachau napisaƂ(a):
>> Currently, some packages just depend on "dev-lang/python". Arfrever claims it to be right
> 
> It's correct only for packages (e.g. dev-python/setuptools), which support all
> versions of Python (including Python 3).

Can you tell us any benefit for the normal user, when you require him to install python-3* and to
install the python related packages additionally for python-3*, while the system python is still
2.6* and wont change in the near future?

> 
>> Arfrever claims current portage behaviour is wrong
> 
> I claim that Portage behavior is correct.
> 

So you want everyone to install python-3*? See above question.

-- 
Thomas Sachau

Gentoo Linux Developer

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