[aur-general] python renaming

Hector Martinez-Seara hseara at gmail.com
Sun Jun 19 15:50:12 EDT 2011

I opened the mentioned bug and I still think the same way. Let's hope
the changes will be conducted any time soon with all python packages.
The current policy is in my opinion the correct for a roll up
distribution as archlinux.
python-* -> python3
python2-* -> old python 2 version


On 19 June 2011 19:57, Ray Rashif <schiv at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 19 June 2011 21:09, Bernardo Barros <bernardobarros2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think the solution is to be *very* consistent with packages names
>> whatever the situation of the python3 version is right now.
>> In other words: pick a guideline and stick to it. If
>> python2-X/python-X is the way to go, no matter there is a python3
>> package or not, use this convention...
> Correct. However, with a previous discussion [1] and a bug report [2]
> lingering I think most of us are hesitant to make a move. Maybe we're
> just hoping for someone to step up with a mighty roar and set the
> record straight.
> [1] http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2011-April/019958.html
> [2] https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/23139
> --

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