When should Python 3.3 become the default?

Barry Warsaw barry at ubuntu.com
Thu Oct 18 21:55:00 UTC 2012

On Oct 18, 2012, at 05:35 PM, Scott Kitterman wrote:

>One further issue to consider is limited support for multiple python3
>versions in dh_python3.  It has a hard coded default value to rewrite
>extensions for (python-qt4 needs this) to get the PEP whatevery it was binary
>file names with the version number encoded in them.  Any package depending on
>this will likely misbuild if we have more than one python3 supported.

Yep, this is LP: #1026203 and Debian #672178.  I submitted a patch for that to
Debian and it looks like Piotr has committed it but not yet released a new
python3-defaults.  So I think we should be good to go on multiple Python 3
versions, though I do plan on doing some PPA builds to verify.


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