Subject: Re: Removal of python2?-[np]th
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/21/2005 06:54:33
On Wed, 21 Dec 2005 wrote:

> Python 2.1+ is build with the normal platform thread library and pth on
> 1.6 as fallback. I don't there is much need for the -pth packages now,
> esp. since even the pure userland implementations on FreeBSD 4,
> DragonFly and OpenBSD are more efficient than pth in most cases.
> Is there any reason to keep them? Otherwise I'd like to remove them
> before the branch.

Sounds fine to me. Did anyone reply to your message about this a month 

> Is anyone using lang/python23-nth? This looks like a forgotten package,
> I'd put that into the attic as well.

I don't know. Does anyone need python --without-threads?

  Jeremy C. Reed

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