[arch-general] Could python2 be breaking genpkgmetadata.py?
ngoonee at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 07:47:11 CET 2010
On Fri, 2010-11-12 at 13:46 +0800, Gergely Imreh wrote:
> On 12 November 2010 13:32, David C. Rankin
> <drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:
> > Guys,
> > I'm using yum-createrepo 0.9.8-3 on from AUR and suddenly my createrepo updates
> > on my Arch server are failing with the following error:
> > 23:22 nirvana:/home/backup/rpms> sudo createrepo --update -d openSUSE_11.3/
> > File "/usr/share/createrepo/genpkgmetadata.py", line 189
> > print thing
> > ^
> > SyntaxError: invalid syntax
> Not bug, change.
> Print is now a function in Python 3, i.e. one has to use print(thing)
> instead of the previous form.
> Most likely either change the call in beginning of the script to
> python2 instead of python, or roll up the sleeves and start converting
> to the new version (python 2to3 should help
> http://docs.python.org/library/2to3.html )
Out of curiosity, David, I know you're on the ML quite often, how could
you NOT realize all the python update emails and complaints going
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