Subject: Re: Removing python*-pth?!
To: None <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/15/2005 17:59:05
> 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.

This seems excessively complicated. I don't see what the point of
leaving the -pth ones would be...

In either case, I support Marc's proposal...