[aur-general] community/python2-flask conflicts python-flask

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Mon May 27 18:19:49 EDT 2013

On 27.05.2013 22:36, Zack Buhman wrote:
> I was in the process of creating a python3 package [1] for flask, but
> I've noticed python2-flask [2] seems to conflicts+replace
> "python-flask". I imagine this was for historical reasons, but this
> introduces probably unintentional behavior when a package provides
> python-flask (the python3 version of flask):
>     :: python-flask-git and python2-flask are in conflict (python-flask). Remove python2-flask? [y/N]
> Would it be appropriate to (directly) contact said TU about his package,
> or is it innappropriate to expect TUs to yield to AUR
> packages/maintainers?
> Thanks.
> [1] http://ix.io/5OI
> [2] https://www.archlinux.org/packages/community/any/python2-flask/

This should be considered a bug. I fixed the package and pushed it.
However, is there really any merit in making a python-flask-git package?
flask doesn't even work on python3.

Next time please just contact me directly for tiny things like these.
For bigger stuff, report bugs.


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