[aur-general] Removing py2 (make-)dependency vs. keeping py2 features ?

Kr1ss kr1ss.x at yandex.com
Fri Aug 28 17:41:12 UTC 2020

On Thu, Aug 27, 2020 at 05:26:30PM +0200, Georg wrote:
> Am 27.08.2020 17:01, schrieb Kr1ss via aur-general:
> > I'm not sure about this anyways, especially in regard to the official
> > `pycharm-community-edition` package in the `community` repo, which
> > does still depend on `python2-setuptools` at build time. Hence my
> > query to the mailing list asking for opinions/recommendations how I
> > should handle this. Any thoughts are welcome.
> I feel that Arch always has been a progressive distro and we should move on 
> from Python2.
> [ ... ]
> This is a bit different for binary repos, where everything is build in a 
> clean chroot and (if I understand correctly) running it does not depend on 
> py2 as long as you don't use the feature.
  - End of Quote -

Good point.
I guess the PKGBUILD is okay then, since it neither gets in the way of 
the python2-fraction nor the non-python2 users.
Thanks a lot everone. Cheers !

- Kr1ss -
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