[Slackbuilds-users] six and python3-six

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Tue Oct 30 17:04:32 UTC 2018

On Tue, 30 Oct 2018, Tim Dickson via SlackBuilds-users wrote:

> six is a special case, as it is provides compatibility for scripts running
> different versions of python. It is useful to be able to create 2 separate
> packages though, a python2 version, and a python3 version (with different
> package names), because you can have both installed at the same time. It
> would be hard to do that with only one package with options, unless the
> options changed the package name - which would then make it harder to
> manage with tools.


   Yes. I forgot that six is different from other python tools.



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