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Re: Blocking uploads of packages involved in the Python 2.5 transition

* Cyril Brulebois [Fri, 25 Apr 2008 21:35:21 +0200]:

> I was preparing a blender upload when I received that mail, which:
>  - Makes the python2.4->python2.5 switch (as planned for quite some
>    time, but also requested in #477761). From a python dependencies
>    point of view, that means changing the current:
>        python, python2.4 (>= 2.3.90), python-support (>= 0.7.1)
>    for the new:
>        python, python2.5 (>= 2.5), python-support (>= 0.7.1)

By looking at the dependencies, blender is not part of this transition,
because putting python-defaults 2.5 in testing does not render it
uninstallable. So feel free to upload.

As an aside matter, I have no idea, whether being compiled for python2.4
but allowing co-installability with another default python version is
the correct thing to do or not.


Adeodato Simó                                     dato at net.com.org.es
Debian Developer                                  adeodato at debian.org
Faced with the choice between changing one's mind and proving that there
is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy with the proof.
                -- J.K. Galbraith

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