On Thursday, April 12, 2012 08:30:41 AM Barry Warsaw wrote: > Hi Paul, > > On Apr 12, 2012, at 02:09 AM, Paul Elliott wrote: > >A recent review of my package asked me to consider making a python3 > >version. > > Excellent! One more down the road to Python 3 world domination. :) > > >But the response below says that is difficult. It is several months old, > >has this changed? > > I think it's not so hard, and you should definitely do it. It's true that > the tools need to catch up to Python 3, but I think most packages can be > adapted to include python3-* versions without too much trouble. > > You might find this wiki page helpful: > > http://wiki.debian.org/Python/LibraryStyleGuide > I am not a expert python packager. I am dubious about a bunch of cargo cult packagers all writing seperate but similar debian/rules complications. It seems like one is creating a lot of debugging/maintainance problems. Why can not some expert that really know what she is doing write the neccessary infrastructure so that one could write > %: > dh $@ --with python2-and-python3 I am not an expert and not particularly interested in joining a cargo cult. I think that would be a better way to encourage python3 extensions. > Cheers, > -Barry -- Paul Elliott 1(512)837-1096 pelliott@BlackPatchPanel.com PMB 181, 11900 Metric Blvd Suite J http://www.free.blackpatchpanel.com/pme/ Austin TX 78758-3117
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