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Re: Summary of python transition problems

Colin Watson writes:
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2003 at 11:29:12PM +1000, Donovan Baarda wrote:
> > what about python2.3 having "Depends: python (>= 2.3)"
> > 
> > This is IMHO a policy violation. python (2.3) should depend on python2.3,
> > python2.3 should not depend on python.
> > 
> > It's playing havoc with my mixed testing/unstable systems, as some
> > unstable packages want python2.3 (>=2.3), which then wants to pull in
> > every single python package from unstable because it forces the python
> > (2.3) transition which I really don't want to do until it is ready. It
> > doesn't have to be this way.
> While this would probably help users, it won't make the transition
> easier as far as testing is concerned, because python comes from the
> python2.3 source package and python2.3 is only at 2.2.106 in testing.
> Perhaps it could be left until after the testing transition is complete
> so that we have something more or less releaseable first?

yes, exactly my plan: remove the dependency after the migration to

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