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Re: Bug#225999: ITP: debsync -- installed packages synchronization tool

On Sat, 03 Jan 2004 14:53:28 +0100, Julien BLACHE <jblache@debian.org>
>A really useful tool (written in Python) that should have been written
>long ago already. If nobody opposes, I'll upload shortly (in the hope
>NEW will get unstuck soon).

Why, oh why, does everybody insist using a language whose interpreter
is a bitch to backport, and whose minor versions are so subtletly
incompatible to each other that we need to have three versions of the
interpreter around. All of them, of course, interwoven with each other
in a way that makes it impossible to do careful backports, making it
necessary to backport all interpreter and all packages using it at a

It's even worse than Java.


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