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Re: Python 2.6? A Python transition?

Josselin Mouette wrote:
> There are two problems with adding Python 2.6 to the supported versions.
> First, the installation path changed from site-packages to
> dist-packages. This means that most Python packages will need two
> changes: 
>       * passing --install-layout=deb to setup.py 
>       * fixing paths from site-packages to *-packages (since the path
>         now depends on the Python version, yay)

Also see /usr/share/python/python.mk for some good ideas on how to handle this.
If you need some examples - look into the python-modules team svn, some of the
packages have been changed for Python 2.6 already.



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