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Re: A maze of twisty little python packages, all different

On Tue, 30 Dec 2003, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> | the odyssee started when I decided that I need a more recent Mailman.
> | As Mailman has been written in python and the current Mailman
> | (backported to woody) fails with an obscure error message when used
> | with the python from woody, I reckoned that I would need to backport
> | python as well.
> Untested, but should work:

Backporting mailman is EASY. This has never been the problem.

The problem is that you need python 2.2 from sid (untested, maybe even that
is not enough) or python 2.3 for mailman to work.  It simply will NOT work
well with what we have in woody.  Oh, it will look like it runs, but trust
me, it is NOT running in a sane state.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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