[Slackbuilds-users] Conflicts and/or redundancies of slackbuilds of some python packages (constantly, incremental, hyperlink)

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo willysr at slackbuilds.org
Sun Nov 12 10:42:57 UTC 2023

> Hi, recent update includes three new slackbuilds of python packages 
> supported by Python 3, but these are reduntant with other available 
> slackbuilds or may cause conflicts between different versions of the 
> same module:
> 1) redundancies
> python3-incremental: this builds and installs incremental for Python 3, 
> but in the repository there is also the slackbuild incremental that 
> builds and installs for both Python 2 and Python 3. Both slackbuilds 
> build the same source.
> Also python3-hyperlink (supporting Python 3) conflicts with hyperlink 
> (supporting both Python 2 and Python 3)
> These redundancies should cause issues in the package management because 
> two different packages share the same files in Python 3
> 2) conflicts
> python3- constantly builds constantly-23.10.4 for Python 3, but there is 
> also the slackbuild constantly, that builds and installs 
> constantly-15.1.0 for Python 2 and Python 3. This should cause conflicts 
> because in Python 3 could exist two different versions of the same module

those packages were added in last cycle to provide python3-packages only
i think the plan was to remove python2-packages but we need to have 
python3-packages first in the repo before we can remove the old one.

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo

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