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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] python38 3.8.0-0.2.a3




On Tue, 2019-05-07 at 14:33 +0300, Oleksandr Gavenko wrote:
> On 2019-03-29, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
> > Eventually we will probably stop building most(*) modules for 3.6 too,
> > but not before the 3.7 transition is 100% complete, and more likely
> > just before or as part of the eventual 3.8 transition (in 2020 at the
> > earliest).
> 
> After upgrade I haven't found rst2html utility from python3-docutils. Can't
> tell you apt-cyg or what caused a problem.
> 
> I found it in python37-docutils-0.14-1:
> 
>   https://cygwin.com/cgi-bin2/package-grep.cgi?grep=rst2html&arch=x86_64
> 
> Assuming that Python versions live in parallel now how should I upgrade on
> next major rebuild from 3.7 to 3.8, etc?
> 
> My concern is that obsolete python37-docutils-0.14 should depends on new
> python38-docutils-0.xx for some period of time and after python37-docutils has
> been removed there won't be easy way path to migrate.

The command-line utilities will either be moved to the python38-*
packages by then, or perhaps moved into separate unversioned packages.

> Does that mean I need to keep syncing my Cygwin installation periodically?

Of course, you should always keep your system updated.

> What is recommended period for upgrades?

Cygwin is a rolling release distribution, updates occur all the time.

--
Yaakov



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