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Old 08-03-2010, 02:37 AM
Jeremy Olexa
 
Default gentoo-x86 commit in dev-lang/python: ChangeLog python-3.1.2_p20100801.ebuild python-2.7_p20100801.ebuild python-2.6.5_p20100801.ebuild

> Modified: ChangeLog
> Removed: python-3.1.2_p20100801.ebuild
> python-2.7_p20100801.ebuild
> python-2.6.5_p20100801.ebuild
> Log:
> remove the backported versions; they're autogenerated, obviously
> not tested for 2.6 (bug 330937, breaking portage for anyone runing
> unstable python at time of commit), and have been the source of a
> shitload of other rather odd bugs till identification of what was
> occuring (bug 330667). ignoring a PDEPEND.bad for 3.1.2-r3 for
> >=app-admin/python-updater-0.8 also to get these removed

> + -python-2.6.5_p20100801.ebuild, -python-2.7_p20100801.ebuild,
> + -python-3.1.2_p20100801.ebuild:
> + Remove untested versions, one of which flat out breaks emerge (bug
> 330937).
> + These should not be re-added without going through devrel/qa.

Hello fellow developers,
There is quite an issue with python here that I want a wider audience
to be aware of because it did affect our users. Especially ~arch users
that were trying to avoid python-3. The intent of this email is purely
FYI.

(You can find a fix on the mentioned bug, if you are wondering)

-Jeremy
 

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