Re: Report on the situation of python2.5 in Debian
Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> Josselin Mouette wrote:
>> Le samedi 06 octobre 2007 à 09:07 +0200, Josselin Mouette a écrit :
>>> Le vendredi 05 octobre 2007 à 20:04 +0200, Josselin Mouette a écrit :
>>>> The following packages should also work with python2.5 after a round of
>>>> binNMUs, as some dependencies were relaxed in python-support 0.7.4:
>>> You can add:
>>> which in fact enters in this category.
>> Or not. These dependencies are explicitly added by debian/rules for no
> Sorry , but there is a very good reason to do so: If the default python
> version changes running applications with mod-wsgi will badly fail.
> Therefore it depends in a relaxed way (python <<2.5, but >=2.4) on the
> actual default python version which was used to build the package. If
> you rebuild it with python2.5 as default python version, it'll just add
> the right dependencies. This was tested on Ubuntu and works well. It's
> nothing but an extra safety to stop people from upgrading python or
> mod-wsgi, they need to be upgraded both.
-> it needs to be binNMUed AFTER changing the default python version.