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Re: Please do not drop Python 2 modules




Stuart Prescott writes ("Re: Please do not drop Python 2 modules"):
> Ian Jackson wrote:
> > Can lintian tell whether there is a Python 3 module too ?  If so then
> > I think a better criterion for warning would be "there is no Python 3
> > module".
> 
> $ lintian-info -t python-foo-but-no-python3-foo
> W: python-foo-but-no-python3-foo
> N:
> N:   This source package appears to generate the specified Python 2 package
> N:   without creating a variant for Python 3.
> N:   
> N:   The 2.x series of Python is due for deprecation and will not be
> N:   maintained past 2020.
> N:   
> N:   If upstream have not moved or have no intention to move to Python 3,
> N:   please be certain that Debian would benefit from the continued
> N:   inclusion of this package and, if not, consider removing it.
> N:   
> N:   Alternatively, ensure that the corresponding package specifies the
> N:   ${python3:Depends} substvar in its binary dependencies.
> N:   
> N:   Severity: normal, Certainty: certain
> N:   
> N:   Check: python, Type: source, binary

Oh, great.  Then I think the other warning should go away for now.

Ian.

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