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Re: [PATCH] Do not require Python for the git-remote-{bzr,hg} placeholder scripts




Jeff King <peff@xxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Fri, Mar 03, 2017 at 10:57:46AM +0000, Sebastian Schuberth wrote:
>
>> It does not make sense for these placeholder scripts to depend on Python
>> just because the real scripts do. At the example of Git for Windows, we
>> would not even be able to see those warnings as it does not ship with
>> Python. So just use plain shell scripts instead.
>
> Yeah, this seems like an obvious improvement. I think we got here
> because the originals issued a warning but kept working, and then it was
> slowly whittled down to remove the "working" part.
> ...
> OTOH, it is not really hurting much, so I do not mind keeping them
> around for another 3 years (or more) just to catch any stragglers.

Yup, let's queue it and remove it in a few years.

Thanks.