[PC-BSD Dev] python change(s) to be aware of

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Mon Aug 19 07:19:01 PDT 2013


On 08/18/2013 05:32, Curt Dox wrote:
> UPDATE
> Another change that affects a very popular port: python
>
> 2013-08-17
> Affects: users of lang/python*
> Author: mva at FreeBSD.org
> Reason: 
>   The lang/python* ports do not install links to 2to3, idle, pydoc,
> python and other binaries anymore. Those were moved into the
> lang/python2 and lang/python3 ports respectively. This change brings us
> closer to the goal of making Python ports usable with different Python
> versions at the same time.
>
> If you have lang/python2* or lang/python3* installed, please also
> install the associated lang/python2 or lang/python3 port.
>
>   1. update lang/python2* and/or lang/python3*
>   2. install lang/python2 and/or lang/python3
>   3. reinstall lang/python (if installed)
>
> (I had to look this over a couple times before I realized that for
> example, the installed python27 would need the new python2 port.)
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That should be fun to push package updates out for :P

Thanks for the heads up, I'll take a look at our packages and see if we
need to adjust anything.

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Kris Moore
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