[Slackbuilds-users] six and python3-six

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Mon Oct 29 12:44:15 UTC 2018

On Mon, 29 Oct 2018, B Watson wrote:

> Do we need separate six and python3-six builds?

> Right now, six will build & install python3 support if python3 is
> installed on the build box. python3-six is identical, except (a) it
> requires python3 in the .info file and (b) it builds only the python3
> stuff.

   I'm a Python end-user and support the idea of having one build that
supports both Python2 and Python3. All my new code is Python3 but many
applications remain bound to Python2. It will take a while for everyone to
migrate to Python3.


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