Subject: Re: Removing python*-pth?!
To: Marc Recht <>
From: D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/11/2005 06:15:25
On Tue, 11 Jan 2005 09:07:11 +0100
Marc Recht <> wrote:
> Hi!
> I'm wondering.. Are there any pressing reasons to keep a Python
> version built without threads around? (I can't think of one...)

Me neither but...

> So, if noone speaks up then I'm going to enable threads in the 
> python[0-9]+ packages and remove python*-pth around next Sunday.

How about this?  Enable threads in the non-pth packages but instead of
removing the *-pth ones turn them into meta packages that install the
non-pth one and display a warning.  Leave it that way for a month or so
and then remove the *-pth ones.

D'Arcy J.M. Cain <>