Is it safe to get rid of python 2.x?
On Fri, 30 Dec 2011 17:04:05 +0100
Jarry <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> after upgrading glib today I noticed new message from
> Not unmerging package dev-lang/python-2.7.2-r3 since there is no valid
> reason for Portage to unmerge currently used Python interpreter.
> And it removed nothing, despite of "Number removed:1" message.
> This is definitely something new, as I quickly compared it
> with another box where no such a message was printed.
> So my question is: can we finally switch to python3.1 and
> uninstall python2.7?
When it is *safe* to do so there will be all manner of news, blog and
list posts from the devs announcing that the time has come. This hasn't
I don't follow why you asked the question given the data to hand though.
Portage told you that revdep-rebuild listed python-2.7 as a candidate
for deletion, and portage refused to do it, quite correctly.