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[ANNOUNCEMENT] cygport 0.24.0-1




The following packages have been uploaded to the Cygwin distribution:

* cygport-0.24.0-1

cygport is the standard method for building and maintaining packages for 
the Cygwin distribution.

This release features many changes in Python packaging:

* The preferred packaging method for Python modules is now 
python-wheel.cygclass.  It can be used for both archful and noarch modules 
to build packages for both Python 2 and 3 automatically.  This requires the 
new python*-pip packages and their dependencies.

* The new python.org.cygclass defines HOMEPAGE and SRC_URI for PyPI-hosted 
sources.

* Python modules in /usr/lib/pythonX.Y are byte-compiled automatically with 
the matching Python interpreter.  Calling python*_optimize without 
arguments is now a no-op, but remains for when a package-specific directory 
(e.g. /usr/share/$NAME) is specified.

* Everything named with a 'python' or 'PYTHON' prefix now uses 'python2' or 
'PYTHON2' instead.  The old names remain for compatibility.

Changes in this release (33):
      kde4: prune kde-l10n file lists
      list_deps: tighten Python module dependency detection
      pkg_dist: correctly obsolete the main package
      kf5: define KDE_INSTALL_SYSCONFDIR, KDE_INSTALL_LOCALSTATEDIR
      python-distutils: run only build, not config
      python3-distutils: run only build, not config
      postinst: automatically byte-compile Python site modules
      python: drop PYTHON_SITELIB default from python_optimize
      python-distutils: drop python_optimize from python_install
      python3: drop PYTHON3_SITELIB default from python3_optimize
      python3-distutils: drop python3_optimize from python3_install
      python.org: new cygclass for downloading from PyPI
      python-distutils: use python.org.cygclass for HOMEPAGE and SRC_URI
      python3-distutils: use python.org.cygclass for HOMEPAGE and SRC_URI
      python2, python2-distutils: new cygclasses to replace unversioned python
      pygtk: update docs wrt upstream status
      list_deps: used versioned python2 names
      python: rework as wrapper for python2.cygclass
      python-distutils: rework as wrapper for python2-distutils.cygclass
      Add check_python2_module, deprecate check_python_module
      prepdoc: add internal hook to auto-install docs for all subpackages
      Fix __fix_shebang usage throughout
      python-wheel: new cygclass for building wheels for Python 2 and 3
      pypy: doc fix
      pypy-distutils: use python.org.cygclass for HOMEPAGE and SRC_URI
      dodoc: simplify doc extension loop, recognize .rst extension
      python3: optimize at both levels for PEP-488
      Update gnuconfig
      python-distutils: inherit python.cygclass for API compatibility
      python2-distutils: set ORIG_PN where NAME=python-*
      python-wheel: accept ctypes wheel names
      python-wheel: ensure clean distutils build dir
      Bump version to 0.24.0

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Yaakov

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