[aur-general] Python 3

Matthias Männich matthias at maennich.net
Fri Jan 21 08:37:35 EST 2011

2011/1/21 Xyne <xyne at archlinux.ca>:
> I'm replying because this is tangential... why don't we specify "python3"
> instead of "python" as a dep to make packages future-proof? Even if Python 4
> doesn't come out for a decade or more, it just seems that it would be logically
> consistent.


this idea came up last year.
Refer to

Unfortunately this thread has not been continued.

Since this is a problem for any major release of central dependencies
we should think of a naming policy to avoid transition problems.



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