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Re: python again

On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 10:06:38AM +0100, Marc Haber wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Jan 2004 17:44:37 -0600, John Goerzen
> <jgoerzen@complete.org> wrote:
> >If the module depends on python (>= 2.3), then /usr/bin/python is
> >guaranteed to be 2.3 or above, and all scripts using that module can
> >safely use /usr/bin/python.
> but this means that we will have packages that are written in python,
> but conflict with each other. This is decidedly bad, IMO.

The current organization of the Debian Python packages makes transitions
of new versions of python into testing a screaming nightmare. This, if
nothing else, must be fixed at some point for the sake of all our

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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