[Slackbuilds-users] Python (Again!)

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Tue Apr 20 22:03:01 UTC 2021

On Tue, 20 Apr 2021, Barry J. Grundy wrote:

> Since python2 is EOL and -current/15 ships with python3, is it good
> practice now to build python packages with python3 by default?



> If so, then what's the best way to handle the multiple versions?  This
> discussion was had on the list back in Feb of '19, but I don't see
> anything definitive.

I'm not an SBo package maintainer, but you'd be safe to stop any python2
upgrades. If there's python2 code that needs to be used with python3 run it
through 2to3. That's what I did to my code and hadn't to do any hand


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