[Slackbuilds-users] orphaned buildscripts
erich.public at protonmail.com
Tue May 16 13:34:01 UTC 2023
------- Original Message -------
On Tuesday, May 16th, 2023 at 7:38 AM, Christoph Willing <chris.willing at linux.com> wrote:
> On 13/5/23 11:02, KB_SBo wrote:
> > All:
> > While assisting a friend in getting some software compiled, he emailed
> > the currently listed SBo maintainer:
> > > Benjamin Trigona-Harany, the former qgis maintainer, wrote that he dropped
> > > all his SBo packages two years ago.
> > Therefore it looks like these are all up for grabs:
> > -----------------------------
> > network/tornado
> I'm not using tornado at the moment but some time ago I used it
> intensively on a large project and so, for sentimental reasons, I
> wouldn't like it to disappear from SBo.
> The existing version on SBo dates back to 2018 and uses python2. The
> latest available version properly uses python3 and this is the version I
> would want to maintain.
> However the existing (python2) version is depended on by some other
> SlackBuilds (libraries/toro, system/salt, python/tornado_systemd,
> system/graphterm, libraries/python2-matplotlib, system/butterfly), so I
> guess the python2 version of tornado would need to stay around for their
> I'd like to propose that I create and maintain a new SlackBuild for
> python3-tornado while the existing tornado could be renamed as
> python2-tornado or even remain as is (assuming someone else steps in to
> take it over).
python3-tornado already exists on SBo. Looks like tornado is the python2-only version.
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