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Re: Debian 4.1 and Python 2.5



Matthias Klose <doko@cs.tu-berlin.de> writes:
> Yes. If outstanding issues are solved; people want make you believe
> that NMUs are enough to complete the transition. What needs to be
> done:
>
>  - Look for code which frees memory with PyMem_DEL, which was
>    allocated with PyObject_NEW (must use PyObject_Del instead).
>    Have done this for a few modules.  Care to search the archive
>    and do the rest?

Just did that and gave the list to doko, bugs should be filed
soonish. 62 packages look like they might be affected, but some of them
are false positives.

>  - Make some packages build for all supported python versions, so
>    that the transition is manageable. Done this wxwidgets2.6. Done
>    this for subversion (but the package maintainers says that the 
>    package dependencies und b-d's are neglectable, just java, db,
>    ruby, python, apache, neon, and else). Maybe somebody from the
>    release team could argue with the package maintainer...

Looks like subversion would really profit from this, will prod the
maintainer about it.

Marc
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