Re: Synaptic error message -- how to respond
- Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 00:55:04 +1000
- From: David <bouncingcats@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Synaptic error message -- how to respond
On Thu, 25 Apr 2019 at 07:43, Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Preparing to unpack .../galternatives_0.13.5+nmu4+deb9u1_all.deb ...
> > File "/usr/bin/pyclean", line 63
> > except (IOError, OSError), e:
> > ^
> > SyntaxError: invalid syntax
On Thu, 25 Apr 2019 at 18:15, Curt <curty@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 2019-04-24, Mark Allums <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Something about your python versions.
> ConfigParser module has been revamped and renamed to configparser in Python 3.
A more concerning question is why /usr/bin/pyclean and friends
seem to be encountering Python 3 errors when they require Python 2
and invoke /usr/bin/python.
On Thu, 25 Apr 2019 at 19:40, Richard Owlett <rowlett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Knowing the history of this machine, this may just the tip of an iceberg.
> It may be a time saver to do a fresh install.
I will be surprised if anyone tries to change your mind. I have other more
enjoyable things to do, so that will be the end of my contribution on this one.