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Re: python 2.2 -> python 2.3 transition

On Wed, 2003-08-20 at 15:49, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 19, 2003 at 11:44:22PM -0400, Derrick 'dman' Hudson wrote:
> > The negative effect for the users is that you can't upgrade python
> > while wxgtk-python is installed so you can't try out the
> > latest-and-greatest python in the meantime.  This is the issue at
> > hand.
> Sure you can:
> 	$ sudo apt-get install python2.3
> The dependency stuff merely notes that upgrading python without also
> upgrading wxgtk-python may break stuff.

actually, if the dependencies are right, you cannot upgrade to python
(2.3) without also upgrading to wxgtk-python (2.3) or de-installing
wxgtk-python (2.2).

There is a difference between "break stuff" and "not installable" :-)

When the dependencies are right, you can't "break stuff", because a
broken combination is "not installable".

if you can then the dependencies are wrong and you should file a

Donovan Baarda <abo@minkirri.apana.org.au>

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