[aur-general] Naming convention for Python 2 and 3 apps

小龙 陈 chillermillerlong at hotmail.com
Tue Nov 27 14:48:57 EST 2012

Hi Allen,

I think the convention is to make two packages for software that
support both Python 2 and 3. For example, in the extra repo, there's

python-cairo and python2-cairo
python-cchardet and python2-cchardet
python-memcached and python2-memcached

Xiao-Long Chen

> Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 11:37:39 -0500
> From: cyberdupo56 at gmail.com
> To: aur-general at archlinux.org
> Subject: [aur-general] Naming convention for Python 2 and 3 apps
> Hi everybody,
> I know that the naming convention for python libraries is python(2)-*,
> but do we have a convention for python applications installed for
> different python versions?
> The package in question is flake8, which can be installed for both
> Python 2 and 3.
> Allen Li

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