[aur-requests] [PRQ#407] Deletion Request for python-argparse

Doug Newgard scimmia at archlinux.info
Sun Aug 3 13:12:38 EDT 2014

On 2014-08-03 10:15, Lukas Fleischer wrote:
> On Sun, 03 Aug 2014 at 15:33:28, Doug Newgard wrote:
>> On 2014-08-03 08:26, notify at aur.archlinux.org wrote:
>> > mawcomw [1] filed a deletion request for python-argparse [2]:
>> >
>> > It was a split package, and now i will use two pkgbuilds, one for
>> > python2 and another for python3.
>> >
>> > [1] https://aur.archlinux.org/account/mawcomw/
>> > [2] https://aur.archlinux.org/pkgbase/python-argparse/
>> So upload the py3 version to the current python-argparse package, then
>> upload a new python2-argparse. No need to remove what's there.
> Agreed. I would also be interested in why you would like to replace a
> split package with two separate packages?

This actually makes sense to me. Most people will only want one version 
or the other of the lib, depending on what software is using it. Having 
it as a split package forces them to build both and have all the deps 
for both installed. Makes sense in a binary repo, not so much in the 

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