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Re: Bugs that'll block python 2.5

[Raphael Hertzog, 2008-04-15 09:31]
> On Mon, 14 Apr 2008, Adeodato Simó wrote:
> > Finally, and quite importantly, there is what to do with modules that
> > have been added to the standard library in 2.5 (ctypes, celementtree,
> > wgsiref). These use either pycentral or pysupport, and since they mark
> > themselves as for python << 2.5 only, the dependency generated is on
> > python (<< 2.5), rendering them uninstallable.
> I think they should simply be updated to not use ${python:Depends}.
> I wonder if that should be replaced by some custom dependency however.
> Probably not. There's no reason to depend on python-2.4... that's the
> job of packages containing python scripts requiring 2.4.

I guess my mail from yesterday didn't make it... anyway, ctypes and wgsiref
are already fixed (I will file bugs against python-support and python-central
later) and celementtree should be fixed by binNMU (it worked on my

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