Subject: Re: python 2.4 threading vs non-threading
To: Luke Mewburn <>
From: Marc Recht <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/06/2004 20:47:08
> Why do we maintain two separate versions of python any more?
> I.e, what's wrong with always enabling threads, and linking
> against GNU-pth (?) for non-threads-enabled platforms?

It was only about 30 min. to the start of the pkgsrc-tree and thus I 
didn't want to make any major changes. After the freeze following 
perl58's lead (using is IHMO "The Right Thing" to do.