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Re: Python 2.6? A Python transition?

Michal Čihař wrote:
> Hi
> Dne Wed, 26 Aug 2009 11:00:40 +0200
> Josselin Mouette <joss@debian.org> napsal(a):
>> To put it simply: 
>>       * Most packages using cdbs should be safe. 
>>       * Some packages using dh (most of those building only one binary
>>         package) should be safe. 
>>       * All the rest needs updating, at least for the new setup.py
>>         option.
> Well for most packages it just means merging back Ubuntu changes ...
> just if maintainer would be notified about them, it would make it much
> easier.

Unfortunately the transition was messed up in Ubuntu at too many places.
Including disabling unit tests to make the package "build" with Python 2.6. You
need to make sure that the Ubuntu patches really do what you expect them to do.

In a lot of cases it may be easier to migrate to dh :)

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