[arch-dev-public] Proposal to remove PyGTK

Felix Yan felixonmars at archlinux.org
Tue Mar 17 10:29:38 UTC 2020

On 3/17/20 7:15 AM, Eli Schwartz wrote:
> - zbar
> Felix, the zbar package currently builds python2-zbar bindings using
> pygtk. These aren't used by any package, and upstream documents support
> for python3 and GObject Introspection bindings usable via
> python2/python3: https://github.com/mchehab/zbar#python-widgets
> Please drop the unused pygtk bindings and build python3/gobject ones
> instead. :D

Thanks for the info. I have enabled gir for zbar-gtk and switched the
binding to python 3 in 0.23-3.

> - python2-twisted
> ported to gobject for gtk3, which should work fine in python3, maybe we
> can just drop this checkdepends/optdepends and disable those tests to
> not advertise its existence?

Done in 19.10.0-3.

Felix Yan

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