[Barry Warsaw, 2011-04-13]
> On Apr 13, 2011, at 10:00 AM, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> >I think it makes more sense to have a release or two where users can
> >fall back on python2. Well there needs to be at least one
> >where /usr/bin/python becomes python3 alerting users to the change and
> >giving them the python2 fallback, just so they have time to be prepared
> >for the permanent change.
> I do agree that we could add the python2 symlink now so that folks who want to
> prepare can start changing their #! lines to use /usr/bin/python2.
what's the point? /usr/bin/python2 will not work either when we'll drop
support for Python 2.X. How about providing python3-foo packages as
soon as possible (to make it easier to migrate) instead of wasting time
on /usr/bin/python2 mess?
Piotr Ożarowski Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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