When should Python 3.3 become the default?

Matthias Klose doko at ubuntu.com
Tue Oct 23 14:59:01 UTC 2012

On 22.10.2012 12:48, Matthias Klose wrote:
> here's the list of architecture dependent python3 modules, which need looking at
> for raring. I did look at ones with interesting build systems.
> The list may contain packages which only build for the the default python
> version, however this cannot be seen by just looking at the metadata.

these are now all available for 3.2 and 3.3,except:

> postgresql-9.1
just a library dependency

> pykde4
waits on python-qt4

> python-qt4
in progress (ScottK)

> python-regex
pretends to build for all python versions, but doesn't.

> python-scipy

> qscintilla2
waits on python-qt4

> urwid
waits on fixed python3-defaults

it felt spending more time on this discussion than fixing things. Even a test
rebuild now immediately benefits from the availability of the python3.3
extensions in the archive, not reporting issues with unavailable dependencies.


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