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Re: Bug#901001: python3-minimal should Pre-Depend on python3.N-minimal

On 6/9/18 7:20 AM, Steve Langasek wrote:
> - the package is being upgraded; it is in the common case (when no python
>   module names have been dropped from within the package) less important to
>   run py3clean because the same files will be recreated shortly afterwards
>   by py3compile from the new postinst.

What's the consequence from deleting the files and only recreating them
later? Longer startup time of the interpreter in that short window?
Because if it's worse, it'd be good to have py3clean only delete the
obsolete files in the postinst?

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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