[aur-general] Dealing with python-* versus python2-* packages

Stefan Husmann stefan-husmann at t-online.de
Thu Mar 31 19:19:28 EDT 2011

Am 31.03.2011 21:21, schrieb Aaron DeVore:
> I started maintaining some Python 2 packages that currently use the
> python- prefix, but need to be renamed to use python2-. Python 3
> versions will soon come out, so I don't want people using the python-*
> package until then. I want to still have the packages in the AUR so
> that someone doesn't accidentally recreate the python-* package. How
> do I make sure that people don't use the python-* packages until it's
> appropriate?
> -Aaron DeVore

I'd say leave a comment on the AUR pages like "Do not use this package, 
use python2-foo instead." Then upload your new python2-packages under.

If there are too many packages you maintain the task is maybe scriptable.

Regards Stefan

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