Python2 removal: packages which are only in Ubuntu

Steve Langasek steve.langasek at
Wed Aug 21 15:14:58 UTC 2019

On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 12:10:56PM +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
> On 20.08.19 23:10, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > As a datapoint, beanstalkc in this list has been removed from Debian, but we
> > haven't followed the removal in Ubuntu because we have an Ubuntu-specific
> > reverse-dependency, kombu, which does not appear in your list below.  Is
> > there something more we could do to identify packages such as kombu?

> kombu shows up in both the Debian and the Ubuntu tracker, that's why it doesn't
> show up in my list. shows the premature removal
> in Debian, so no, I don't think we can identify such packages.

Indeed, it looks like a new kombu which drops python2 support is stuck in
-proposed (because it itself has python2 reverse-dependencies).  So I agree
there's nothing generalizale here.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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